Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary

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Fully revised edition! A comprehensive guide to the key political and physical features of today's world. Convenient alphabetical listing of more than 54,000 entries includes 250 detailed maps, more than 130 easy-to-use tables, world population figures culled from the most recent census bureau data, and essential coverage of important historical events.

From the leading authority on research tools comes the third edition of Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary....

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Overview

Fully revised edition! A comprehensive guide to the key political and physical features of today's world. Convenient alphabetical listing of more than 54,000 entries includes 250 detailed maps, more than 130 easy-to-use tables, world population figures culled from the most recent census bureau data, and essential coverage of important historical events.

From the leading authority on research tools comes the third edition of Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Updated to reflect the changing world composition, this new edition is perfect for the geography enthusiast.

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Library Journal
This classic lists more than 48,000 mountains, lakes, towns, and countries. For each place, it gives pronunciation, location information, and brief textual data. Retain older editions as they are useful for historical research; their larger maps are excellent for photocopying. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
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An alphabetical reference with some 48,000 entries on countries, cities, states, buildings and large constructions, and natural landforms and bodies of water. Most entries contain information on population, size, and location, as well as brief economic and historical notes. Includes detailed b&w maps, some full page, and a list of geographical terms in other languages. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877795469
  • Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1392
  • Sales rank: 222,032
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.80 (d)

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