A completely new curriculum supportive "Primary World" reference atlas designed for use in the classroom or at home. It includes regional politically coloured reference mapping of all major world regions. This new primary world atlas provides an introduction to mapping of the UK, Europe and all major regions of the world. It includes information on map reading skills, the meaning of scale and measuring distances. Reference maps are informative, politically coloured, easy to read with national capitals and major cities easily identifiable. These maps are supported with national flags and basic national statistics. Continental maps are linked to the regional mapping and are supported with a selection of satellite, aerial and terrestrial photographs. Continental relief maps include relief shading and major physical features are highlighted. The index uses a simple grid reference system and a selection of web addresses is included to help with further study.