As familiar and reassuring as the map of the world is, there is only so much that physical geography can tell us about the state of the planet.
A new book, The Atlas of the Real World, has redrawn the map giving vivid new insights and bringing economic, social and environmental data to life.
Not since the German meteorologist, Alfred Wegener, sketched out the first detailed theories of continental drift has the world appeared so misshapen, so otherworldly. Read full article »
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