by Encyclopaedia Britannica .
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Atlas, a collection of maps or charts, usually bound name derives from a custom—initiated by Gerardus Mercator in the 16th century—of using the figure of the Titan Atlas, holding the globe on his shoulders, as a frontispiece for books of addition to maps and charts, atlases often contain pictures, tabular data, facts about areas, and indexes of place-names keyed to. On , in Fátima, Portugal, Lucia dos Santos and her two cousins saw the first of six alleged visions of the Virgin Mary. During the visions, the woman predicted a great miracle in October—which is believed to be the “solar phenomenon” that occurred during the month—and revealed. Our World comes alive with Britannica and the Amazing SD-X Interactive Reader! This interactive set comes with one battery-powered SD-X Reader and six fact-filled, hardcover books. Book titles include: Oceans, Adventures, People, History, Forces of Nature, and World Atlas. Each book is written and laid out with young readers in mind/5(6). Britannica Atlas Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 2 Used from $ 1 5/5(1).
Atlas Shrugged, novel by Ayn Rand, published in The book’s female protagonist, Dagny Taggart, struggles to manage a transcontinental railroad amid the pressures and restrictions of massive antagonistic reaction to a libertarian group seeking an end to government regulation is later echoed and modified in her encounter with a utopian community, Galt’s Gulch, whose. Atlas, in Greek mythology, son of the Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Clymene (or Asia) and brother of Prometheus (creator of humankind). In Homer’s Odyssey, Book I, Atlas seems to have been a marine creature who supported the pillars that held heaven and earth apart. These were thought to rest in the sea immediately beyond the most western horizon, but later the name of Atlas was transferred. Britannica Student Atlas: A Colorful, Engaging World Atlas for Grades by Britannica Editorial and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Früher u.d.T.: Britannica world atlas international. Description: XVI, , Seiten: Karten ; 39 cm.
The classic Britannica Atlas is a high quality publication, now available second hand for next to nothing. The maps were sourced from Rand McNally, which subcontracted some of the map production to other firms, including George Philip & Son of London, among others. While some maps look a little drab, it would be unfair to dismiss them on such 4/5(1). In fact, the whole book has a rather 'cheapish' feel to it, even though its content is quite respectable. In summary, I am satisfied with this atlas, which should suffice for general usage and is broadly similar to the classic Britannica Atlas in terms of coverage and scale. Available new for as little as $60, it is very good value for money/5(6). Travel the globe and learn! Search safe and fact-checked content through the interactive atlas powered by Britannica Kids, an online encyclopedia resource. Britannica Atlas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Brown front with the words: Britannica Atlas at top. At bottom /5.