Compact Atlas of the World (The Times) :
A completely revised edition of this convenient, small-format atlas in the world's most prestigious and authoritive world atlas collection
All the mapping and information in this revised edition has been fully updated to give an accurate picture of today's world. Detailed reference maps in the distinctive and respected Times style provide balanced, systematic coverage of all parts of the world. All maps have been fully revised to take account of any recent environmental and geopolitical changes. Major updates include the latest magnetic pole positions and revised outlines for the Aral Sea and Lake Chad. The declaration of Kosovo as a new independent country is a significant change to the atlas. A large number of new road and railways have also been added, especially in China, and more than 400 place names have been changed. This complete world reference atlas is in a convenient and easy-to-use format, while retaining the authority, style, and detail of the larger atlases in the series.