With the Jacaranda Atlas 8th Edition and myWorld Atlas, Jacaranda maintains its position as the leading publisher of school Atlases. It has been completely updated and revised to address the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. With the inclusion of Jacaranda?s award-winning digital atlas, myWorld Atlas, this package combines print and digital.
? Includes hyrdological and landscape hazards maps for each continent ? Australian landscapes and landforms
? Provides a comprehensive explanation of the seven concepts that underpin Geography
Jacaranda?s updated myWorld Atlas includes:
? New Australian Curriculum topics and data categories
? New case studies for each year level at different scales ? local, national, regional and global.
? Updated interactive GIS style maps
? Stunning video footage from National Geographic & the ABC
? Over 1000 interactive, video, multiple-choice and short-answer questions
? Student progress tracker
Jacaranda Atlas for the Australian Curriculum 8th Edition and myWorld Atlas is a hard-copy student text, accompanied by the digital-only product, myWorldAtlas.
How to use this atlas iv EXPLORING PLACES BUILDING SKILLS AND CONCEPTS What is an atlas 2 What is a map? 4 Types of maps in this atlas 6 Locating places 8 Understanding direction 10 Understanding scale 12 Interpreting aerial photographs and satellite images 14 Interpreting height on maps 16 Recognising landforms 18 Understanding topographic maps 20 Map projections and time zones 22 Space 24 place 26 Interconnection 28 Change 30 Environment 32 Scale 34 Sustainability 36 EXPLORING PLACES Australia Natural features 40 Hazards 42 Human features 44 Weather and climate 46 Queensland 48 Brisbane 50 New South Wales 52 Sydney 54 Australian Capital territory 56 Canberra 58 Victoria 60 Melbourne 62 Tasmania 64 Hobart 66 South Australia 68 Adelaide 70 Western Australia 72 Perth 74 Northern territory 76 Darwin 78 Antarctica Natural features 80 Human features 82 Pacific Pacific Ocean 84 Pacific nations 86 New guinea 88 New Zealand A land of fire and ice 90 Asia Natural features 92 Hazards 94 Human features 96 South-East Asia Indonesia?s volcanoes 98 East Asia The South?North Water Transfer Project 100 Japan and Korea Tokyo?s food solutions 102 South Asia India?s population changes 104 Brunei Brunei Bay (Teluk Brunei) 106 Middle East Israel and neighbours 108 Europe Natural features 110 Hazards 112 Human features 114 North-west Europe Aquaculture in Norway 116 Southern and Central Europe The Rhine-Main-Danube Waterway 118 Russia and Eurasia The Aral Sea 120 Africa Natural features 122 Hazards 124 Human features 126 Northern Africa Fighting the Sahara 128 Southern Africa Madagascar: threatened environment 130 North America Natural features 132 Hazards 134 Human features 136 Canada Alberta tar sands 138 United States of America Yellowstone National Park 140 Central America The Inter-American Highway 142 South America Natural features 144 Hazards 146 Human features 148 Northern South America Amazon Basin 150 Southern South America Atacama Desert 152 World Countries 154 Continents and regions 156 Climate 158 Vegetation 160 Soils 162 Culture 164 Health 166 Liveability 168 World Heritage sites 170 INVESTIGATING TOPICS Year 7 Geography 172 Year 8 Geography 173 Year 9 Geography 174 Year 10 Geography 175 How to use the gazetteer index 176 Gazetteer index 177 Subject index 228 Acknowledgements 230