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Collins Gem Where on Earth?: The World in Your Pocket

Collins Publishers

Published May 2nd 2006
ISBN : 9780007219421
Paperback
240 pages
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 About the Book 

This is a dynamic reference to the world and its people, presenting key facts and figures in an accessible and exciting way. It features physical and human geo information and its extremes such as the largest and smallest, longest and shortest,MoreThis is a dynamic reference to the world and its people, presenting key facts and figures in an accessible and exciting way. It features physical and human geo information and its extremes such as the largest and smallest, longest and shortest, hottest and coldest. It includes landscapes and the worlds physical features (e.g. continents, mountains, lakes, and islands)- natural disasters, climatic extremes, and the environment (e.g. volcanic eruptions, rainfall, and forested areas)- globalization, economy, and conflict (e.g. trade, wealth and debt, military spending, and terrorist incidents)- social indicators, communications, and population (e.g. mortality, fertility, access to telecommunications, and projected populations)- and internet links. Also, there is a complete listing of the worlds countries with key data such as population, currency, and languages.