Jacaranda Atlas 6th edition -SECONDHAND

Author(s): ANON

Secondhand Books



YEARS 7 - 12

The Jacaranda Atlas has been part of Australian classrooms since 1969. Each successive edition has established the benchmark in atlas publishing. The Sixth Edition continues that evolutionary process, drawing on an experienced team of writers, educational advisers, researchers, artists, designers, compositors, cartographers and cartographic editors to deliver a state-of-the-art education resource. Innovative cartographic techniques, graphics and satellite imagery provide engaging, up-to-date material for students to work with.

• New thematic maps and purpose-drawn topographic maps cover a wide range of topics and themes.
• Case studies of important events, issues and features from Australia and the world allow students to explore geographical themes in depth.
• A 28-page skills section with activities explains geospatial skills and concepts.

• An interactive atlas of the world with search facilities for over 10 000 locations, plus scale and mapmaker tools, enables students to study geographical patters.
• Virtual Fieldwork modules are designed to involve students in interactive fieldwork sites around the globe.

Connecting to the feature website gives instant access to a range of support materials including:
• Mapmasters and worksheets
• Atlas games
• Statistical updates
• Downloads of additional worksheets

The Jacaranda Atlas Sixth Edition represents the pinnacle of achievement in atlas publishing. This excellence is part of a heritage in which every Australian geography student can share.


Using this atlas
About the CD-ROM

What is a map?
Locating places
Using direction
Understanding scale
Interpreting height on maps
Using topographic maps
Interpreting satellite maps
Spatial association
Spatial interaction
Spatial change over time
Using Geoskills and Geoconcepts

Australia - natural features
Australia - landforms
Australia - weather and climate
Australia - natural hazards
Australia - threatened environments
Australia - introduced species
Australia - endangered species
Australia - human features
Australia - population
Australia - indigenous population
Australia - water and agriculture
Australia - mineral and engery
Australia - tourism
Australia and Asia-Pacific
Queensland Great Barrier Reed Marine Park
Brisbane Brisbane North-South Bypass Tunnel
Daintree River National Park
New South Wales Lake Mungo
Sydney Sydney Basin pollution
Managing Sydney's water supply
Thredbo landslide
Australian Capital Territory Canberra
Canberra bushfires, 2003
Murray-Darling Basin
Victoria Port Campbell
Melbourne Melbourne 2030 - urban planning for the future
Latrobe Valley
Wangaratta flood
Tasmania Freycinet National Park
Hobart Sullivans Cove development
Tasmania Wilderness area
Woolnorth Wind Farm
South Australia Lake Eyre National Park
Adelaide Urban change at Glenelg
Olympic Dam mine
Port Lincoln
Western Australia Ningaloo Reef
Perth The endangered western swamp tortoise
Toolibin Lake salinity protection
Northern Territory Darwin
Kakadu National Park
Australia's Top Ten

Antarctica - human features Exploration of Antartica
Antarctica - natural features Antarctica food web
Larsen Ice Shelf
Pacific Pacific Ocean
Pacific nations Formation of reefs and atolls
Fiji Tourism in Fiji
New Guinea
Ok Tedi mine
New Zealand Possum pest
Tasman Glacier
Mount Ruapehu

Asia - human features
Asia - natural features
South-East Asia Timor Gap
Indonesia deforestation
Banda Aceh tsunami
East Asia China's polluted cities
Three Gorges Dam
Japan and Korea The Tokaido megalopolis
South Asia India's population explosion
Middle East Israel and neighbours

Europe - human features
Europe - natural features
North-west Europe London terrorist attacks
An ageing Germany
Southern Europe Vatican City
Mount Vesuvius
Russia and Eurasia Aral Sea

Africa - human features
Africa - natural eatures
Northern Africa Famine crisis in Niger
Nouakchott desertification
Southern Africa Change in Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls

North America
North America - human features
North America - natural features
Canada The Inuit
Polar bears in danger
United States of America Bald eagles
Hurricane Katrina
Central America Panama Canal
Mexico City

South America
South America - human features
South America - natural features
Northern South America Amazon Basin
Rio de Janeiro
Southern South America Atacama Desert

World - landforms
Active Earth
Shaping the land
World - climate
World - climatic hazards
World - vegetation
World - environmental issues
World - endangered species
World Heritage sites
World - countires
World - culture
World - conflict and terrorism
World - population
World - urbanisation
World - economic activity
World - energy use
World - water resource use
World - health
World - tourism
World statistics

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780731404070SECA
  • : Jacaranda Press
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : ANON
  • : Hardback