The Oxford School Atlas has been trusted by researchers, students as well as general readers of all ages. The minute cartographic details and accuracy of the maps and diagrams are what make this atlas a cut above the rest. The book is brought out by Oxford University Press (OUP), and this thirtythird edition was published on 29th November, 2011. OUP is a department of the University of Oxford and has published books like Oxford Advance Learner's Dictionary, Oxford Learner's Pocket Thesaurus, etc. This book contains 178 maps as well as 81 thematic maps of India. These maps have been drawn so that they can be comprehended easily, and are supported with charts and diagrams.
This Oxford Atlas comes with a CD ROM which contains a lot of interesting information on the history of cartography, along with fifty three urban area maps of India as well as important cities of the world. The CD also contains animations that explain difficult geographical concepts, a slide show on the different types of maps, regional maps of the different countries, interactive quizzes and games, important information about the various international organizations, historical maps of India as well as the world, and statistics for all the districts of India, as par Census 2011. The best thing about the Oxford School Atlas is that it covers all the continents in terms of basic thematic subjects like agriculture, minerals, natural vegetation, industry, natural disasters, wildlife, etc. Like all other books by OUP, this, too, is available in any reputed online bookstore, and hence, can be bought easily.
The thirty-third edition of the Oxford School Atlas contains latest and detailed information about India as well as other international regions. The book is useful not only for school students, but also caters to those who are preparing for competitive examinations and have Geography as a subject. The new section, called 'World Facts and Figures' is also very helpful for the readers as it contains specific information like flags, geographic conditions, etc. of different countries. The book has been written in English and has 120 pages. The ISBN 10 for this thirty third paperback edition is 0198073828, while the ISBN 13 is 9780198073826.