Atlas of the Oceans

Atlas of the Oceans

by Rand McNally Staff, John C. (Ed.) Pernetta, John Pernetta
     
 
A definitive guide to the world's seas and oceans, compiled and created by authors, consultants and cartographic advisers from over 20 academic bodies. It features hundreds of photographs, maps and diagrams, and a text that is both comprehensive and authoritative. The Atlas of the Oceans is divided into six sections: 'The Oceans,' "Ocean Exploration,' 'Ocean

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A definitive guide to the world's seas and oceans, compiled and created by authors, consultants and cartographic advisers from over 20 academic bodies. It features hundreds of photographs, maps and diagrams, and a text that is both comprehensive and authoritative. The Atlas of the Oceans is divided into six sections: 'The Oceans,' "Ocean Exploration,' 'Ocean Life,' 'Ocean Resources,' 'Ocean Atlas,' and 'Encyclopedia of Marine Life.'

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A revised edition of Rand McNally Atlas of the Oceans (1977, Mitchell Beazley, UK). A carefully prepared, abundantly illustrated reference covering the genesis of the world's oceans and ocean exploration, life, and resources. It includes 60 pages of maps detailing the shapes of the ocean basins, patterns of circulation, and resource distribution, as well as a catalog of the main families of marine life illustrated with some 130 line drawings. Lacks references. 9x12" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780528837036
Publisher:
Rand McNally
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.28(w) x 12.31(h) x 0.83(d)

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