Geography: The World and Its People, Volume 2, Student Edition / Edition 1

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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 organization’s maps, charts, and graphs and stunning photography engage students and show them the world in a whole new way.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078249419
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/11/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 828
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

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 6 North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia

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Chapter 16 North Africa Egypt Libya and the Maghreb

Chapter 17 Southwest Asia Turkey Israel Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan TheArabian Peninsula Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan

Chapter 18 The Caucasus and Central Asia Republics of the Caucasus CentralAsian Republics

Unit 7 Africa South of the Sahara

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Chapter 19 West Africa Nigeria The Sahel Countries CoastalCountries

Chapter 20 Central Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo Other Countriesof Central Africa

Chapter 21 East Africa Kenya Tanzania Inland East Africa The Horn of Africa

Chapter 22 South Africa and Its Neighbors Republic of South Africa AtlanticCountries Inland Southern Africa Indian Ocean Countries

Unit 8 Asia NGS Atlas

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Chapter 23 South Asia India Pakistan and Bangladesh Other Countries of SouthAsia

Chapter 24 China China’s Land and Climate China’s New Economy China’sPeople and Culture China’s Neighbors

Chapter 25 Japan and the Koreas Japan The Two Koreas

Chapter 26 Southeast Asia Mainland Southeast Asia Island Southeast AsiaIndonesia

Unit 9 Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica

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Chapter 27 Australia and New Zealand Australia New Zealand

Chapter 28 Oceania and Antarctica Oceania Antarctica



Spanish Glossary

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