Atlas of Namibia: A Portrait of the Land and Its People

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Sunbird Publishers, 2009 - Atlases - 200 pages
This authoritative atlas of Namibia has been produced with both the general reader and the serious student in mind. Illustrated throughout with color maps and striking photographs, it contains a wealth of information about the land and its people rendered in both graphic and cartographic form. Its coverage is comprehensive.

In addition to a series of topographical maps of the entire country, the atlas deals with Namibia’s climate, geology, fauna and flora, land ownership and uses, human demography, economy and social services. Written and devised by an expert team, the text is informative and accessible, and the maps and photographs fascinating to look at. All in all, this is a book that will provide both useful knowledge and endless pleasure, and is the standard in its field.

About the author (2009)

JOHN MENDELSOHN's early childhood was spent in Kenya, but much of his schooling was in South Africa. University education led to the award of a Ph D in Zoology. His professional life has taken him to study cats on Marion Island and birds in many parts of southern Africa, research and management positions in museums in Durban and Windhoek, and education planning and research in Namibia and other countries. He has written 11 books, of which the most recent was 'Okavango River: The Flow of a Lifeline'.

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