WorldCat Identities

Lye, Keith

Overview
Works: 364 works in 960 publications in 7 languages and 25,755 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  World atlases  Atlases  Remote-sensing images  Maps  Literature  Children's atlases  World maps  History  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Illustrator, wst, Other, Redactor, Cartographer, Recipient, Creator
Classifications: G1021, 912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Keith Lye
Oxford new concise world atlas by George Philip & Son( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New Concise World Atlas, Second Edition offers a look at the word around us - an affordable, easy-to-use reference for the global citizen. Opening with six pages of world statistics and a heavily illustrated thematic section, this atlas provides a broad overview of Earth, placing the human world in the larger context of the universe. In twenty-two compact yet compelling articles, the various human and natural forces altering the planet are explained through a balanced combination of informative text, instructive charts and graphs, vibrant photography, and sophisticated cartography."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of African nations and civilizations( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the political and economic status of each of the five main regions of Africa, examines areas of particular significance to the cultural development of Africa as a whole, and features alphabetically arranged articles that trace the history of each African nation and civilization. Includes maps, illustrations, and chronologies
Passport to Spain by Keith Lye( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the geography, people, industry, natural resources, and culture of Spain
Mountains by Keith Lye( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines different kinds of mountains, their wildlife, and their inhabitants and stresses the need for conservation of mountain resources
Oxford atlas of the world by George Philip & Son( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, ... Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe, the Atlas is filled with maps of cities and regions at carefully selected scales that give a striking view of the Earth's surface. It opens with a fascinating look at world statistics, a six-page special on 'Land and Maritime Boundaries,' and satellite images of earth, including 8 x 10 stunning new images sourced from NASA's latest Earth Observation Satellite, Landsat 8, launched in 2013. The extraordinarily extensive front matter continues with a 'Gazetteer of Nations' that has been comprehensively checked and updated to include recent economic and political changes. The 48-page 'Introduction to World Geography' is beautifully illustrated with tables and graphs on numerous topics of geographic significance, such as climate change, world religions, employment, industry, and a new 2-page feature tourism and travel, including information on air travel and major airports, the importance of tourism to the economy, and tourist earnings and spending. The hundreds of city and world maps that form the body of the Atlas have been thoroughly updated for this 25th edition"--Publisher's description
The earth by Keith Lye( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various aspects of the earth, including its formation, rocks and minerals, geological changes, and weather
The complete atlas of the world by Keith Lye( )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the world's geography, its people, and their impact on the environment
Europe by Malcolm Porter( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a variety of information about the countries and continent of Europe, with maps, facts, and illustrations
The Kingfisher reference atlas : an a-z guide to countries of the world by Brian Williams( )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an illustrated relief map and a brief description of every country in the world along with important facts and figures, flags, population information, and an economic survey for each
Measuring and maps by Keith Lye( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the science of geography as measured by globes, maps, latitude, longitude, and map symbols, and presents related projects
Philip's world factbook by Keith Lye( )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip's World Factbook contains articles and maps for all the countries of the world, arranged in alphabetical order. A simple locator map shows the position of the country within its region, and the national flag is illustrated with an explanation of its origin. The smallest countries or islands, such as the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, are grouped together within their region. A few very small countries are found alongside their larger neighbors; for example, Andorra and Gibraltar are sorted with the entry for Spain
Take a trip to Russia by Keith Lye( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce Russia, the fourth largest country in the world and its leading wheat and steel producer
Our planet the earth by Keith Lye( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents questions and answers about the planet earth, its composition, and the forces which are constantly changing it
Take a trip to Argentina by Keith Lye( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in Dutch and English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs present a simple introduction to South America's second-largest country
Take a trip to South Korea by Keith Lye( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the geography, history, natural resources, people, and culture of South Korea
Asia by Malcolm Porter( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial introduction to Asian countries, including maps of each region, a description of its physical makeup, and full-color flags and statistical information for each country represented
Rocks and minerals by Keith Lye( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and French and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different kinds of rocks and minerals, how they are formed, and their various uses
Take a trip to Greece by Keith Lye( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs present aspects of Greece's geography, industries, education, and sights of tourist interest
Take a trip to Wales by Keith Lye( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in Dutch and English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction, in text and photographs, to the geography, history, economy, culture, and people of Wales, the smallest of the three countries that make up Great Britain
Take a trip to West Indies by Keith Lye( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the land, people, and culture of the chain of islands off the coasts of North and South America that are collectively called the West Indies
 
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Lye, K.

Lye, Keith

Lye, Keith 1933-

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Languages
English (135)

French (14)

Italian (5)

Dutch (3)

Portuguese (2)

Czech (2)

Slovak (1)