NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COMPACT ATLAS OF THE WORLD is the smallest atlas National Geographic has ever produced, sized at a mere 4 x 6 inches. Produced using the most advanced mapping technologies, this pocket-sized atlas serves as a valuable, anytime, anywhere reference. It features more than 100 brand-new maps that reflect the latest changes in the world – from geologic to geographic, political to population – including the newest countries, Kosovo and South Sudan. It highlights the latest in world climate; land cover; water availability; natural hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis, fires and volcanic activity; and more. It offers exceptional and innovative navigation for quick information retrieval, and despite its small size, it provides exceptional readability.