National Geographic's World map is the standard by which all other reference maps are measured. The World map is meticulously researched and adheres to National Geographic's convention of making independent, apolitical decisions based on extensive research using multiple authoritative source.
The Decorator style World map uses a vibrant color palette that fills each country for easy identification and stunning shaded relief that will stand out as a beautiful piece of cartographic artistry. Drawn in the Winkel Tripel projection, distortions are minimized and unlike many other World maps, Greenland is show the same size as Argentina and not as the size of all of South America.
Thousands of place names are carefully and artistically placed on the map to maintain legibility even in the heavily populated ares of Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Details include clearly defined international boundaries, cities, physical features, rivers, and ocean floor features. Corner inset maps feature vegetation and land use, and population density as well as the north and south polar regions.
Enlarged maps provide an immersive experience in any home or office environment. The exceptional cartography is even easier to appreciate at the larger size. The map is packaged in a two inch diamater clear plastic tube. The tube has a decorative label showing a thumbnail of the map with dimensions and other pertinent information.
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Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of National Geographic, National Geographic Maps has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world.
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Descrizione libro National Geographic Maps. Sheet map, rolled. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The World, National Geographic Maps. Codice libro della libreria B9780792280873
Descrizione libro NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAPS DIVISION, 2011. Sheet map. Condizione libro: Brand New. rol map en edition. 1 pages. 51.25x2.75x2.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria __0792280873
Descrizione libro National Geographic Maps Division 2012-08-02, Washington, D.C., 2012. sheet map (rolled). Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780792280873