The fifth edition of this unbeatably wide-ranging dictionary contains over 3,000 clear and concise entries spanning all aspects of geography, including cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, and development. Authoritative and accessible, this is an essential reference for students of geography, as well as for professionals and anyone interested in the subject.
- More than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore financial centres
- Up-to-date, detailed entries on fast-changing areas such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
- Increased international coverage
- Worked examples and diagrams for definitions, alongside 16 new illustrations