Geography: The World and Its People, Volume 1, Student Edition

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The National Geographic Society took an integral role in creating this exceptional program, which is unsurpassed in ensuring geographic literacy. The world-renowned organizations maps, charts, and graphs and stunning photography engage students and show them the world in a whole new way. Vol. 1 of 2.
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Overview

The National Geographic Society took an integral role in creating this exceptional program, which is unsurpassed in ensuring geographic literacy. The world-renowned organizations maps, charts, and graphs and stunning photography engage students and show them the world in a whole new way. Vol. 1 of 2.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078249402
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/11/2001
  • Edition description: Student Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 828
  • Sales rank: 1,145,884
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.23 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

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NGS Reference Atlas

Geography Handbook

How Do I Study Geography?

Using Globes and Maps

Learning Map Basics Using Graphs, Diagrams, and Charts

 Geographic Dictionary

Unit 1 Geography of the World

Chapter 1 Looking at the Earth Thinking Like a Geographer The Earth in SpaceThe Earth’s Structure Landforms

Chapter 2 Water, Climate, and Vegetation The Water Planet Climate ClimateZones and Vegetation

Chapter 3 The World’s People Culture Population Resources and World TradePeople and the Environment

Unit 2 The United States and Canada

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Chapter 4 The United States A Vast, Scenic Land An Economic Leader TheAmericans

Chapter 5 Canada Landforms of the North A Resource-Rich Country TheCanadians

Unit 3 Latin America

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Chapter 6 Mexico Mexico’s Land and Economy Mexico’s History andGovernment Mexico Today

Chapter 7 Central America and the West Indies Central America The WestIndies

Chapter 8 Brazil and Its Neighbors Brazil Argentina Caribbean South AmericaUruguay and Paraguay

Chapter 9 The Andean Countries Colombia Peru and Ecuador Bolivia and Chile

Unit 4 Europe

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Chapter 10 Western Europe The United Kingdom The Republic of Ireland FranceGermany, Switzerland, and Austria The Benelux Countries

Chapter 11 Southern Europe Spain and Portugal Italy Greece

Chapter 12 Northern Europe Norway, Sweden, and Finland Denmark and Iceland

Chapter 13 Eastern Europe Poland The Baltic Republics Hungary, The CzechRepublic, and Slovakia The Balkan Countries Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova

Unit 5 Russia

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Chapter 14 Russia A Eurasian Country The Russian Land Russia’s EconomicRegions

Chapter 15 Russia Past and Present A Troubled History A New Russia

Appendix

Gazetteer

Glossary

Spanish Glossary

Index

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