The first time we opened this extraordinary atlas all we could say was "OH!"—it's just that spectacular! Measuring almost 12"x17" when closed and weighing in at nearly ten pounds in its sleek slipcover, this newly revised edition of the Visual Atlas of the World
literally puts the world at your fingertips. These detailed maps (including every continent, the ocean floor, the polar regions, and more) along with stunningly gorgeous photos (this is National Geographic
, after all) bring "Earth's humbling power and exquisite beauty"
into your living room. Fascinating infographics, cool satellite imagery, and intriguing historical tidbits round out this magnificent reference book. A sure-tobe-treasured gift for weddings, retirements, Christmas, or any special occasion, this beautiful atlas will dazzle and enlighten any inhabitant of our amazing planet. (CH)