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Jacaranda Atlas of the Pacific Islands

Jacaranda Atlas of the Pacific Islands

Jacaranda

ISBN: 978-0-701-63662-3

Jan 2003, Jacaranda

164 pages

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Description

AGE 12 - ADULT

The Jacaranda Atlas of the Pacific Islands features mapping details and clarity pioneered by Jacaranda over 30 years of atlas publishing. it contains extensive map and case study coverage of the North and South Pacific region as well as a comprehensive World section with case studies. The atlas is full of high-quality illustrations including photos, block diagrams, satellite images and graphic displays. 

Learning about the world is important but learning about your own part of the world is vital.  For students who live and study in the Pacific region it has often been difficult to find accurate maps and information about their own country and their neighbours.

Jacaranda has changed all that with this stunning atlas destined to become the centrepiece of Social Studies courses throughout the Pacific region.

Features

  • Mapping detail and clarity pioneered by Jacaranda over 30 years of atlas publishing.
  • Extensive map and case study coverage of the North and South Pacific region.
  • Comprehensive World section with case studies.
  • High quality illustrations including photos, block diagrams, satellite images and graphic displays.
  • Pacific and world statistics for all countries.
  • Developed in conjunction with Max Quanchi, acknowledged educational expert on the Pacific region.

Title page
Contents
Using this Atlas
Atlas Skills
Using a key / working with scale
Understanding direction

PACIFIC
Pacific
Pacific - war and independence
Pacific - minerals
Pacific - agriculture
Pacific - fishing
Pacific - cities
Federated States of Micronesia, Palau Case study: Rock islands
CNMI, Guam Case study: Ocean floor
Marshall Islands Case Study: Bikini Atoll
Hawaii Case study: Mauna Kea volcano
Hawaii - land use and conservation
Papua New Guinea
Aitape Tsunami
Solomon Islands Case study: Marovo lagoon
Vanuatu Case study: Tourism
Fiji Case study: Population
Fiji - physical features
Fiji - economy
Samoa Case study: cyclones
Tonga Case study: tectonic plates
French Polynesia Case study: atolls
Kiribati and Tuvalu
Nauru, Niue, Tokelau Case study: exploring the Pacific region
New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna Case study: Tourism
Cook Islands Case study: Rarotonga
American Samoa and Easter Island Case study: World Heritage Rapa Nui
New Zealand Case study: Living on a fault line
New Zeland - resources
New Zealand - Tasman glacier
Australia - Political Case study: Australia's indigenous people
Australia - Physical
Pacific statistics / World opener page

THE WORLD
Countires and capital cities
World landforms
World climate

 

ASIA