|Microsoft Encarta Virtual Globe
comprehensive geographic reference
Discover places, people and cultures without
leaving your home
on a worldwide multimedia adventure.
the world with the most realistic 3-D maps, engaging multimedia, and authoritative
content. Microsoft Encarta Virtual Globe 1998 Edition is the
most detailed and comprehensive geographic reference in any
- More than 1.2 million place names. Interactive maps with
four times the detail of any atlas let you find even small villages and islands with ease.
- More than 5,000 multimedia images and video, music, and
sound clips bring the world to life.
- More than 6,000 comprehensive articles. Explore topics
from daily life in Egypt to pressing global issues such as migration and the environment.
- More than 9,000 Web Links. Connect directly from a map to
Internet sites specially selected to give you current news, weather, and information from
around the world.
- More than a dozen globe styles. Gain new perspectives on
the world with thematic mapsfrom the most detailed satellite views of the globe to
maps that illustrate population densities.
For more information,
visit the Microsoft
Encarta Virtual Globe Website
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