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Philip's Encyclopedic World Atlas

A-Z country by country

  • Hardback
  • £19.99

This superb geographical reference work provides authoritative colour maps, detailed gazetteer entries and up-to-date statistics for every country in the world.

A complete geographical reference work, Philip's Encyclopedic World Atlas provides authoritative full-colour maps, detailed gazetteer entries and up-to-date statistics for every country in the world. This new edition has been completely updated.Arranged alphabetically from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, each country is profiled in a depth appropriate to its economic or political importance. A concise text describes the main features of each country's geography, climate, history, politics and economy. Tables highlight the key statistics of area, population, government, ethnic groups, languages, religions and currency in a format that allows for comparisons to be drawn between countries. Over 400 national flags are shown in colour, with a summary of their origin and significance, while over 300 climate graphs with informative commentaries provide a detailed analysis of local climatic conditions.Each entry is accompanied by a detailed, full-colour topographical map. Cities, towns, major communication routes and international airports are marked, as well as major topographic features such as rivers, lakes, mountain ranges. The main atlas section puts the national maps into their global context with 96 pages of physical and political maps, giving a balanced coverage of the world at scales. The maps are drawn in the style for which Philip's is internationally famous, combining layer-coloured contours with hill shading to provide an accurate visual impression of the land surface. The atlas is completed by an index of 35,000 names using local spellings and including geographical features such as mountains, lakes and deserts, as well as towns, cities, provinces and counties.The 48-page World Cities section provides urban area and city centre maps marking tourist sites for 67 of the world's most important cities, backed by a comprehensive index. In addition full-page satellite images for the most spectacular cities give stunning views of their locations as seen from space.Main

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  • ISBN: 9780540089475
  • Publication date: 25 Oct 2006
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Philip's
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Philip's Gift Edition Street Atlas London - new hardback edition for 2018

THE POCKET LONDON STREET ATLAS THAT SHOWS YOU ALL THE THINGS YOUR SMARTPHONE WON'TThe most comprehensive pocket London street atlas - for Londoners and visitors, for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.'Absolutely fabulous' www.londontaxi.com'Must buy' Evening Standard- More streets (26,191 to be precise)- More lanes and alleys- More named buildings- More house numbers- More estate building names- Street maps show hundreds of places of interest, tube and rail stations, car parks and postcode boundaries.- Congestion Charge Zone.- Central London street maps show one-way streets and banned turns.- Tube map.- Index includes postcodes, schools, industrial estates, hospitals and sports centres.- Scales: 3½ inches to 1 mile (1:18,000). Central London: 7 inches to 1 mile (1: 9,000).The maps mark every named street, plus car parks, tube, rail and bus stations, post offices, schools, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship and many other places of interest. The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus hundreds of places of interest. Schools, hospitals, railway stations and shopping centres, etc, are highlighted in red, while leisure and entertainment venues such as museums, galleries and sports grounds are shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas London is suitable for both drivers and pedestrians. For drivers, through-routes are highlighted. One-way streets and restricted turns are clearly displayed along with the Congestion Charge Zone.For pedestrians, tourist sights and attractions are clearly labelled and its compact size fits easily into a briefcase or handbag.

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Philip's Navigator Scotland

PHILIP'S NAVIGATOR SCOTLAND - THE BEST-SELLING ATLAS OF SCOTLAND'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research survey- Fully updated mapping at a scale of 1.5 miles to 1 inch = 1:100,000 (3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000 for Northern Scotland) - No other road atlas of Scotland offers this level of detail and clarity- 15-page 'best places to visit' section, including sights and walks- Practical A4 format with spiral binding- 13 indexed town-centre maps- Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown- Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamletsNavigator Scotland offers so much more than road maps: hundreds of individually named farms, houses and hamlets, airports, airfields, stations, ferries, canals, marinas, tourist information centres, and a wide range of places of interest. The atlas has a comprehensive index and includes indexed town plans of major regional centres. The front of the atlas contains a 15-page guide to regional leisure facilities and listings of a wide variety of activities from abseiling to yachting.The atlas is ideal for touring with its large scale and wealth of travel information. The exceptional detail also makes the atlas ideal for local business use.

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Philip's 2018 Motorist's Road Atlas Britain and Ireland - Spiral A3

PHILIP'S - THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND OF UK ROAD ATLASESNo. 1 in the UK for clear maps'Good balance between detail and clarity with excellent town maps' What Car?Great for planning and driving long journeys or short hopsPhilip's: Britain's clearest maps for motoristsCompletely updated and revised for 2018- Practical 'more to view per page' A3 format- 96 pages of fully updated road maps- Main scale of maps: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000- 64 fully indexed town and city plans- 16 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads- 2-page road map of IrelandPhilip's 2018 Motorist's Road Atlas Britain and Ireland is the large-format paperback atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database. The maps are super-clear. They have been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's 2018 Motorist's Road Atlas Britain and Ireland contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes 6 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 16 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed town and city plans.

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Philip's 2018 Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland - Spiral A3

PHILIP'S - THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND OF UK ROAD ATLASESNo. 1 in the UK for clear maps'Good balance between detail and clarity with excellent town maps' What Car?Practical 'more to view per page' A3 formatGreat for planning and driving long journeys or short hopsPhilip's: Britain's clearest maps for motoristsCompletely updated and revised for 2018- 96 pages of fully updated road maps- Main scale of maps: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000- Plan your route in advance - 6-page extra-large-scale route-planning section- 64 fully indexed town and city plans- 16 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads- 2-page road map of IrelandPhilip's 2018 Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland is the large-format, spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from Philip's digital database. The maps are super-clear. They have been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's 2018 Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, route-planning maps, a distance table, 12 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.

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Philip's Navigator Road Atlas France

FRANCE'S MOST DETAILED ROAD MAPPINGNow the UK's top road atlas brand brings you FranceEverything you'll need for driving in FranceCompletely updated, comprehensive, and revised for 2018 - 520 pages of specialist super-clear road maps- Practical A4+ format with spiral binding- 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000- 18 pages of route planning maps covering all of Europe- Essential Autoroute mapping - 20 pages which show all the facilities available at all motorway service areas- 41 indexed town-centre scale maps, with approach and city-centre directions- Use QR codes to download additional town maps and tourist information- Mapping by French experts Michelin - including recommended scenic routes and back roads for touring France- 72-page index with a map of the departments

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Philip's 2018 Big Road Atlas Europe

PHILIP'S: THE BEST-SELLING EUROPE ATLAS RANGE IN THE UK'The clearest and most detailed maps of Europe' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist'The best of its kind with quick, easy-to-use information' Fleet WeekMultiscale mapping - more detail where you need itSpecial feature for 2018 'Driving Abroad - a cautionary tale' with dashcam examplesPhilip's 2018 Big Road Atlas of Europe has:- Every country in Europe and Western Europe- Practical A3 format and spiral binding - more mapping to the page- Main scale super-clear 1:750,000 (12 miles to 1 inch)- 16-page route planning map section with 1,200 miles to a page- Three supplementary scales from 1:200,000 to 1:3M - helps navigation in denser areas- 50 town and city plans- 31 urban area maps- Scenic routes highlighted- Driving regulations country-by-country on European roads and local roads- Ski resorts feature- Distance chart- Fully indexedIn fact, everything you need for your trip to Europe.

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Philip's 2018 Navigator Britain Easy Use Format

THE COMPACT EDITION OF THE NAVIGATOR ATLASES- THE UK'S BEST-SELLING ROAD ATLASES.- New 2018 compact edition of Philip's Navigator Atlas (slightly larger than A4)'A reigning champion of Road Atlases' The Sunday Times'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No.1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research surveyThe No.1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist.Special feature: Butty Van Breakfasts -gourmet or gruesome?Scale: 12/3 miles to 1 inch = 1:113,000 (Northern Scotland: 31/3 miles to 1 inch = 1:226,000)- Britain's best road mapping in a practical spiral format.- No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity - 6-page routeplanner section- Every street in Britain marked on the maps.- Over 3000 roads named.- 100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches maps to 12 major urban areas.- Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section.- Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown.- Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets.- 416 pagesPhilip's Navigator atlases are widely used by professional drivers and the emergency services, including national police training, and is recommended in the motoring press and national newspapers.

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Philip's 2018 Multiscale Road Atlas Europe

PHILIP'S: THE BEST-SELLING EUROPE ROAD ATLAS RANGE IN THE UK'The clearest and most detailed maps of Europe' David Williams MBE, CEO Gem Motoring Assist'The best of its kind with quick, easy-to-use information' Fleet WeekMultiscale mapping - more details where you need itSpecial feature for 2018 'Driving Abroad - a cautionary tale' with dashcam examplesPhilip's Multiscale Road Atlas of Europe 2018 has:- Every country in Europe and Western Europe- Practical A4 format and spiral-binding - easy to use in the car- Main scale super-clear 1:750,000 (12 miles to 1 inch)- 22-page route planning map section with 1,200 miles to a page- Three supplementary scales from 1:200,000 to 1:3M - helps navigation in denser areas- 50 town and city plans- 31 urban area maps- Scenic routes highlighted- Driving regulations country-by-country- Ski resorts feature- Distance chart- Fully indexedIn fact, everything you need for your trip to Europe.

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Philip's Street Atlas Devon

THE ONLY COUNTY STREET ATLAS WITH ALL THE NAMED STREETS OF DEVONThe UK's best-selling county street atlasesMore than 24,000 named streets, roads, lanes and alleysThe essential map book for residents and visitors - and if you're moving to DevonIncludes all the streets in BARNSTAPLE, EXETER, EXMOUTH, PAIGNTON, PLYMOUTH, TORQUAY, Appledore, Axminster, Bideford, Brixham, Buckfastleigh, Crediton, Dartmouth, Dawlish, Great Torrington, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, Salcombe, Seaton, Sidmouth, South Molton, Tavistock, Teignmouth, Tiverton, Totnes...and every town and village.- New edition in practical spiral-bound format- Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest, even ones off the beaten path- 4-page practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads- Super-clear mapping- Easy-to-use index- Scales: 1¾ inches to 1 mile (1:36,000) and 3½ inches to 1 mile (1:18,000). Major towns: 7 inches to 1 mile (1:9,000).Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.

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Map Stories

Francisca Mattéoli
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Through this magnificent collection of historical maps, travel writer Francisca Mattéoli takes us on a geographical adventure, telling the stories of twenty-three places and voyages that inspired her, as they inspired the creation of these fascinating charts.Discover some of the world's most magical places and how they revealed themselves, from the lost trails of the first colonies of the American West to Amundsen's exploration of the South Pole, and the rediscoveries of Petra and Angkor Wat. This unexpected volume will let the curious mind roam the contours of the planet, and discover how the world we know today was made, and un-made. Map stories include:The incredible rediscovery of the lost city of PetraThe mystery of Machu PicchuThe search for the source of the NileThe pioneers of the North American WestThe untamed island of MadagascarThe footsteps of T. E. Lawrence 'of Arabia'The first adventure of the Orient Express

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Philip's Driver's Atlas Britain

Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists.Clear 4 miles to 1 inch maps - fully updated.Superb detail for journey planning and leisure activities.London street plan plus 47 town and city centre plans.Route planner, distance table and London approaches map.Excellent value for money at only £7.99.Philip's Driver's Atlas Britain is an excellent value paperback atlas containing all the map features normally included only in the more expensive road atlases. The front section has a route planner, key to map symbols, London approaches, plus a key map and distance table.The atlas contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 4 miles to 1 inch (parts of Scotland at 5 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 6.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The town plan section includes a street plan of London plus 47 town and city centre maps, marking car parks and places of interest.Completing the atlas is a comprehensive index of 28,000 place names.

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Philip's Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017

Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists.Completely updated and revised for 2017."Good balance between detail and quality ... excellent town maps" What Car?Practical 'more to view per page' format (A3).96 pages of fully updated road maps at 3 miles to 1 inch.2-page road map of Ireland.64 fully indexed town and city plans.16 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads.6-page extra-large-scale route-planning section.Philip's Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 is a large-format spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's Big Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, route-planning maps, a distance table, 12 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.

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Philip's Motorist's Road Atlas Britain 2017

Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists.Completely updated and revised for 2017."Good balance between detail and quality ... excellent town maps" What Car?Practical 'more to view per page' format (A3).96 pages of fully updated road maps at 3 miles to 1 inch.46 town and city plans.8 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads.6 pages of route-planning maps.Philip's Motorist's Road Atlas Britain 2017 is a large-format paperback atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's Motorist's Road Atlas Britain 2017 contains 96 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Highlands and Western Isles at 4 miles to 1 inch, Orkney and Shetland at 5.25 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes 6 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 4 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 46 extra-detailed town and city plans.

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Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017

Philip's flagship UK atlas: everything you'll need for the road.Completely updated and revised for 2017."Good balance between detail and quality ... excellent town maps" What Car?160 pages of fully updated super-clear road maps.2-page road map of Ireland.64 indexed town-centre maps.14 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads.10 pages of detailed route-planning maps, incorporating a key map.Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 is a mid-format spiral-bound atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.

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Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017

Deluxe hardback edition - perfect for a gift.Philip's: Britain's clearest maps for motorists.Completely updated and revised for 2017."Good balance between detail and quality ... excellent town maps" What Car?160 pages of fully updated road maps.2-page road map of Ireland.64 indexed town-centre maps.14 pages of city approach maps with named arterial roads.10 pages of detailed route-planning maps, incorporating a key map.Hardback atlases are popular as gifts and also for self-purchase by heavy users such as business drivers.Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 is a mid-format deluxe hardback atlas featuring fully updated maps from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed in an independent consumer survey.Philip's Complete Road Atlas Britain and Ireland 2017 contains 160 pages of road maps covering Britain at 3 miles to 1 inch, with the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland at smaller scales. The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads over and under 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.The atlas also includes a 2-page road map of Ireland, 10 pages of route-planning maps, a distance table, 10 large-scale city approach maps with named arterial roads, and 64 extra-detailed and fully indexed town and city plans.

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Philip's Compact Britain Road Atlas

Handy 'glovebox' format for the car.Flexibound for long-lasting use.Completely updated and revised for 2017.The clearest, most detailed maps in a compact format.Complete coverage of Great Britain at 3.3 miles to 1 inch.287 pages of clear, detailed road maps.Includes a 6-page route-planning section.Great value at £9.99.In a handy flexibound format, this fully revised edition of Philip's Compact Britain Road Atlas features updated cartography from the Philip's digital database, which has been voted Britain's clearest and most detailed mapping in an independent consumer survey.The 287 pages of main road maps in Philip's Compact Britain Road Atlas are at the large scale of 3.3 miles to 1 inch (Scottish Islands at 6.7 miles to 1 inch). The maps clearly mark service areas, roundabouts and multi-level junctions, and in rural areas distinguish between roads above and below 4 metres wide - a boon for drivers of wide vehicles.For leisure users, scenic routes are highlighted, and the maps show upland and highland areas as well as National and Forest Parks, and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Long-distance footpaths, viewpoints, beaches, golf courses, campsites and caravan sites are clearly shown.

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Philip's Scotland Road Map

This new edition double-sided Philip's Scotland Road Map is designed for long-distance driving, and is a convenient size for opening out on a table or in a vehicle.Included in this edition are speed camera sites with corresponding speed limits.Scotland is shown at 1:330,000 (5.25 miles to 1 inch), an ideal scale for long-distance driving, with major routes and destinations picked out in bold colours. Town-centre plans are provided for Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.For holiday planning, the map highlights scenic routes and shows car ferry routes, along with camp sites, national parks and many other places of interest.

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Philip's Children's Atlas

David Wright, Jill Wright
Authors:
David Wright, Jill Wright

In Philip's Children's Atlas, clear and accurate maps are combined with fascinating facts about the countries of the world to provide essential geographical information for young readers. In addition, guidance is given at the beginning of the atlas on how to use the maps, encouraging the early development of map skills. The atlas is organized spread by spread in the classic sequence: first Europe, then its land neighbour Asia, followed by Africa, Australia and Oceania, North America and South America.Illustrated with interesting full-colour photographs and packed with fact boxes, curiosities, flags, stamps and quiz questions, Philip's Children's Atlas is both fun to use and easy to understand. A past winner of the Geographical Association's award for making a significant contribution to geography, Philip's Children's Atlas was judged "an excellent 'all round' children's atlas with simple yet well-designed maps, well-illustrated with colour photographs. It links places to issues, events and real people, giving a clear sense of place."

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Philip's Britain and Ireland Road Map