Microsoft Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000 Explore the World From Your Desktop. Microsoft Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000 allows you to access virtually anything on the map.

Spin the globe, zoom in for details or point to a place of interest. Dynamic 3-D maps and world cultures come to life on your PC, turning geography into a great adventure.

The award-winning multimedia world atlas!

Note: The components of this product may vary by country so please check with your local reseller.

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  • Find more than 1.7 million places on the map.
  • See the world in more than 20 dynamic map styles, including political, tectonic, ecoregions, time zones, and population density.
  • Experience the new Multimedia Map, which displays images, world music, flags, national anthems and more directly on the map.
  • Explore fascinating geologic and geographic phenomena, then trek to similar sites around the world for comparison on the new Map Treks.
  • Navigate the globe with pinpoint precision using new latitude and longitude lines you can view in any degree of detail.
  • Add or remove place names, borders and topographical details to create custom maps for reports and presentations.
  • Visit Country Contents pages for authoritative articles, local statistics, points of interest and cultural information.

Top-Line System Requirements

Pentium 90 or higher processor
Operating System
Windows 95, Windows 98 or later, or Windows NT Workstation version 4.0 or later with Service Pack 3 or later
75 MB of available hard-disk space (25 MB additional needed for install)
24 MB of RAM for Windows 95 or Windows 98
32 MB of RAM for Windows NT Workstation
Quad-speed CD-ROM or faster
Super VGA, 256-color or higher monitor supporting 640X480 or higher resolution (800 x 600 screen resolution with 16 bit color recommended) with local bus video and 1 MB or more of video memory
Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse or compatible pointing device
16-bit sound card with headphones or speakers
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 (included on CD) or later (users can maintain other default browser software after installation.)
To use Web Links:
14.4 or higher-baud modem
Internet access*

To use Encarta Research Organizer
6 MB of additional hard-disk space.

*Access to and use of the Internet require payment of a separate fee to an Internet provider, and telephone charges may apply.