Central and Southern Africa at 1:4,000,000 - paper version - in Michelin’s series covering the continent on three maps excellent for long-distance overland traveling or route planning, with detailed road classification, plenty of geographical features and a very comprehensive climate chart listing several locations. Coverage starts north of Yaoundé in Cameroon, Bangui in the Central African Republic and Juba in South Sudan.
Road detail distinguishes various classes of road surface, e.g. improved, partially-improved, earth roads and tracks, with the maps also providing definitions of these terms and their implications for travel. Difficult or seasonally impassable roads (shown with times of the year), prohibited roads and scenic routes are indicated, as well as vehicle ferries across rivers with load limit, toll barriers and customs posts on border crossings. Intermediate distances in miles and kilometres are marked on many routes. Railway lines and local airports are included.
Topography is well presented by subtle relief shading plus colouring and or graphics for deserts, oasis, water holes, densely forested areas, seasonal rivers and lakes, marshland and areas liable to flooding, etc. Plenty of names of geographical features are provided: deserts, mountain ranges, peaks, etc. National parks are marked, indicating those with camping facilities. In most countries the maps also show internal administrative boundaries with names of the provinces.
Symbols mark selected tourist accommodation. Also included are petrochemical pipelines and mining sites for various metals, gold and silver, etc. Latitude and longitude lines are drawn at 4° intervals. Multilingual map legend includes English.
Each map also has a very comprehensive climatic chart showing maximum and minimum daily temperature and rainfall for each month in several locations, all highlighted on the map.
Please note: this title is also available from Stanfords in a waterproof and tear-resistant laminated version.
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