posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 07:25 PM
It has been four years since the last edition of The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World, and cartographers say they have had to redraw coastlines
and reclassify land to reflect significant geographical changes since then.
The atlas's editor-in-chief says the new maps will let us see environmental disasters unfolding before our eyes.
Read morePlease visit the link provided for the complete story.
Haven't seen this come up when I searched ATS. Thought I'd put it on here.
Here are some scans comparing the old and new editions taken from bartholomewmaps.com
Disintegration of Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica
(rotated for better comparison. Original
Shrinking of Aral Sea, Asia
Iraqi marshlands destroyed, Asia
Lake Chad reduced by almost 95%, Africa
Creation of Three Gorges Dam, China
[edit on 18/9/2007 by David2012]