Filled throughout with state-of-the-art political,
physical, and thematic maps plus full-color photo essays
and images from space, this engaging resource features
the latest boundary and place-names as well as statistical
data. A 16-page chapter on Earth’s oceans includes
detailed maps of each ocean floor and photo essays on
topics ranging from amazing sea creatures to El Niño.
The section of world thematic maps contains includes
a spread on world economy and trade.
Locator globes and color coding help young readers
find what they need and make easy comparisons, while
fact boxes, charts, geographic superlatives, national
flags, a glossary, and a detailed index further enhance
the book’s reference value and appeal.