Jacaranda Atlas Ninth Edition eBookPLUS and Print Image

Jacaranda Atlas Ninth Edition eBookPLUS and Print

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Jacaranda Atlas 9e Print with eBookPLUS
The iconic Jacaranda Atlas is celebrating 50 years with the 9th Edition. This new hardcover edition features brand new content and, for the first time, comes with a complimentary eBook that provides 1:1 correspondence with the print. Students and teachers get the best of both formats in a single resource—high quality and award-winning print maps, plus interactive digital maps and tools.

More than just a reference, the Jacaranda Atlas fully supports the curriculum at every year level from 7-12 and can be used to teach essential geographical skills.


Topic 1: Exploring Places

Our World

World

World by night 2

World by day 4

World regions 6

World population distribution 8

Interpreting maps 10

Australia

Australia

Human features 12

Natural features 14

Hazards 16

Weather and climate 18

Indigenous Australia 20

Queensland 22

Brisbane 24

New South Wales 26

Sydney 28

Australian Capital Territory 30

Canberra 32

Victoria 34

Melbourne 36

Tasmania 38

Hobart 40

South Australia 42

Adelaide 44

Western Australia 46

Perth 48

Northern Territory 50

Darwin 52

Australia’s Neighbours

Antarctica

Human features 54

Natural features 56

Pacific

Food security 58

Fiji

Tropical cyclone hazards 60

New Guinea

The Kokoda Trail 62

New Zealand

Changing landforms 64

Asia

Asia

Human features 66

Natural features 68

South-East Asia

Smoke hazards 70

Indochina

South China Sea disputes 72

East Asia

Dangerous air pollution 74

Japan and Korea

Trading interconnections, Korea 76

South Asia

Female population, India 78

Central Asia

Environmental change, Aral Sea 80

West Asia

Population movements, Syria 82

Europe

Europe

Human features 84

Natural features 86

North-west Europe

Copenhagen: bicycle city 88

Southern and Central Europe

Transport interconnections 90

Russia and Eurasia

Biomes 92

Africa

Africa

Human features 94

Natural features 96

Northern Africa

Combating desertification 98

Southern Africa

Wellbeing 100

North America

North America

Human features 102

Natural features 104

Northern North America

Tourism 106

United States of America

Settlement patterns 108

Central America

Interconnections 110

South America

South America

Human features 112

Natural features 114

Northern South America

Illegal interconnections 116

Southern South America

Landscapes and landforms 118

Topic 2: Investigating Themes

Water in the World

World water resources 122

Egypt: the Nile 124

Water use: Australia 126

Albury–Wodonga 128

Water hazards ONLINE ONLY

Place and Liveability

World 130

Urban liveability 132

Rural liveability 134

Europe 136

Landscapes and Landforms

World 138

Tectonic plates 140

Uluru 142

Iceland 144

Changing Nations

World urbanisation 146

Australia and USA settlement patterns 148

International migration, Australia ONLINE ONLY

Internal migration, Australia 150

Australia’s urban future ONLINE ONLY

Internal migration, China 152

Biomes

World climate 154

World 156

World agriculture and food security 158

Rice production ONLINE ONLY

Agriculture, Australia ONLINE ONLY

Land degradation and food production, Australia 160

Interconnections

Migration 162

Air connections 164

China’s new Silk Road 166

Tourism 168

Environmental Change and Management

Consequences of climate change 170

E-waste ONLINE ONLY

The Poles 172

Land degradation in Australia 174

Indigenous Protected Areas, Australia 176

Wellbeing

World 178

India 180

Brazil 182

Australia 184

Australian aid ONLINE ONLY

Topic 3: Developing Skills and Concepts

Developing Skills

What is a map? 188

Types of maps in this atlas 190

Locating places 192

Understanding direction 194

Understanding scale 196

Interpreting aerial photographs and satellite images 198

Interpreting height on maps 200

Recognising landforms 202

Using topographic maps 204

Map projections and time zones 206

Describing patterns 208

Developing Concepts

Geographical concepts 210

Space ONLINE ONLY

Place ONLINE ONLY

Interconnection ONLINE ONLY

Change ONLINE ONLY

Environment ONLINE ONLY

Scale ONLINE ONLY

Sustainability ONLINE ONLY

World Statistics

How to use the Statistics interactivity 212

World statistics ONLINE ONLY

How to use the gazetteer index 214

Gazetteer index 215

Subject index 266

Acknowledgements 268