Category Archives: Atlases of the Week

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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Atlas of the Week

In the spirit of the holiday season and with the thoughts of traveling on everyone’s mind, this Atlas of the Week should be intriguing if anyone will be visiting North Carolina anytime soon. This Atlas focuses on 86 cool and … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Political Atlas of the Modern World

For the Atlas of the Week I chose the Political Atlas of the Modern World. This atlas gives viewers an interesting insight into the political changes and preferences of all 192 countries around the world. Especially in today’s politically unstable society, knowledge … Continue reading

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