3D Atlas (PC, CD-ROM) Electronic Arts - 1995 USA, Canada Release
|Category(s)||Reference, Atlas, World Atlas|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
Description from the packaging.
Explore the Earth on your desktop:
- Multiple 3D spinning globes.
- Thousands of satellite images.
- Full-screen Documentaries.
- Time lapse photography.
Perfect for home and school:
- Homework aid.
- Atlas trivia game.
- Research reports.
- Print Out images, charts & graphs.
The World's not flat. Why should your Atlas be? The political globe. Research information on every country, explore current national boundaries, and compare each country's relative size.
- Spy satellite maps of major world capitols.
- Over 500 flags of the World.
The environmental globe. Using cloud-free satellite photography, seek out many of Earth's diverse biomes or witness humans' effect on the planet.
The physical globe. Explore eight 3D spinning globes depicting the: Atmosphere; Biosphere; Continental Drift; Earth's Crust, Geosphere; Hydrosphere; Tectonic Plates and World Clock.
3D Atlas is the only atlas that shows the world as it actually exists: full of elevations and depressions, and dynamic over time. Thousands of satellite images have been pieced together to form a cloudless mosaic of the entire planet. Navigate through twelve 3-D spinning globes and zoom in through nine levels of detail from the top of Mt. Everest to the bottom of the Aleutian ocean trench. Then test your knowledge with the Around The World trivia game. Dozens of visually compelling multimedia exhibits combine to make 3D Atlas the most educational and engaging reference tool ever for your home, school or office.
- Narrated time-lapse photography: See changes in the planet over time, from the effects of acid rain to urbanization viewed from space.
- Research thousands of stats: Display and print World Resources Institute stats on different kinds of charts or create your own.
- Country postcards: Over 800 photos of people, landscapes and architecture from around the world.
- 3D Flights: With 3D rendering, satellite data and simulator technology, you can experience point-of-view flight over multiple terrains.