National Geographic baru saja menerbitkan Atlas of the World, Edisi ke-9.  Atlas ini  sangat up to date, mulai dari bencana alam, global issue, geopolitik issue, environmnetal issue yang terjadi setahun belakang ini, tersaji dengan lengkap dengan tampilan peta yang akurat,  informasi dan fakta, chart dan desain kartografi terbaik dari  National Geographic cartography team.

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Gulf oil spill disaster: See how ocean currents may cause the oil to affect coastlines hundreds of miles away in the all-new “Oceans” section. [PDF] Energy: Find out which regions rank highest in their use of renewable sources and which have achieved energy independence. Trace who relies on what, from where. [PDF]
Iceland’s volcanic eruption: Iceland’s location on the edge of two tectonic plates makes it one of the most active volcanic regions on the planet. Follow the wind patterns that caused the volcanic ash to disrupt European flight travel. [PDF] Tech and transport trends: Get region-by-region information on Internet and mobile phone usage. Find out which populations own the most PCs and where the most traveled air traffic corridors are located. [PDF]
Global Health: Learn which regions spend the most on health care, where HIV/AIDS and malaria are prevalent, and who will feel the greatest impact from fresh water scarcity. [PDF] Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: New regional maps provide a deeper understanding of these areas of conflict–the terrain, population centers, cultural issues, and other factors that play an important role in both wars.
North Korea: See at a glance why a satellite view of the Korean Peninsula at night–one half glowing with light, the other in darkness–speaks volumes about the sociopolitical divide between North and South. A guide to the galaxy: Scientific advances in humanity’s knowledge of what lies beyond Earth are represented in meticulous maps of the Moon, Mars, the Milky Way, and the outer reaches of our expanding universe. [PDF]