Category Archives: Atlases of the Week

Atlas of Space, Patrick Barry(03/05/2021)

The Atlas “National Geographic Atlas of Space: Exploring Our Solar System and Beyond” gives a visual representation of all the pertinent scientific knowledge of our place in the stars. If you are interested by the vastness of the cosmos and … Continue reading

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Historical Atlas of the United States: With Original Maps

“Historical Atlas of the United States: With Original Maps” by Derek Hayes is the collection of more than five hundred historical maps from around the world. This Atlas book is the first one to tell the history of America’s past … Continue reading

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Wiley/National Geographic College Atlas of the World

This atlas is important specifically to this class because it was created for college students. The atlas is very compact compared to others, while also staying very informative. Much of this class discusses maps and their effect on the viewer … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Transit Maps of the World

The Transit Maps of the World is a complete collection of historical and current maps of every rapid-transit system on earth. With nearly three hundred different colorful maps to explore, this is every map lover’s dream. This atlas is special because … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week

The New Concise World Atlas is an annually updated Atlas created by some of the world’s finest cartographers. This atlas offers clear and full images of the most recent topographic and political maps. This Atlas also offers cartography diving into … Continue reading

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Atlases of the Week: National Geographic Kids Beginner’s World Atlas

Not all atlases are for serious professional and academic studies. Atlases like the Kids Beginner’s World Atlas can provide up to date information while being amusing, interesting and easy to understand. This atlas is designed for children ages 5 to … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Atlas of World History

Included in this atlas is the story of humankind from the very beginning to contemporary times. Within the story, there are sections about each time period that consist of the political, cultural and religious themes of that time. Different maps, … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Atlas of the Civil War

  This atlas includes a myriad of new maps guiding the viewer to the expansive American Civil War. A conflict encompassing the eastern United States, plaguing hundreds of communities deserves an atlas as expansive as this piece of work. Including … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: The State of the Middle East Atlas

The State of the Middle East Atlas is authored by Dan Smith and documents regional change and global impact. The atlas serves as an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and the regions impact on global politics. The atlas, … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: ArcGIS

For my Atlas of the Week, I wanted to include an atlas that had information about multiple categories that would provide the audience with an immersive experience. With this in mind, I came across ArcGIS and its innovative cloud-based user … Continue reading

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