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National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock

Click on "Add to Cart" button for personalization options and instructions. Buy the Map Clock and the Easel for $79.

Price: $65.00

Item# :2000184

Qty: Available, ships separately.



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Using seamless USGS topographic data, we're able to create home decor featuring maps of your most meaningful places. Provide any U.S. address and artisans in New England will create a clock on cork-backed, rustic tumbled marble-that reproduces a map of your location.


The map will show topographical information covering nine square miles including your chosen location, with some main streets and major landmarks. A small compass rose will indicate your chosen location and the address you provide will be featured on the personalized map legend. See the images above for examples of maps featuring both rural and suburban areas. Comes ready to hang, or use our forged-steel easel (sold separately) to display the clock as a desk accessory.


Please note: Personalized items cannot be returned unless damaged or defective. Please check your order carefully; once placed, your order for this item cannot be canceled. Not available for shipment outside of the U.S. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery to the continental U.S. and 4-6 weeks for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii.


One AA battery, not included. 8" square.


What are topographical maps? Topographical maps display land features such as elevation, roads, water, mountains, and some significant landmarks. Town and county names are sometimes shown. Streets are sometimes labeled.


How old are the maps? Our maps were originally drawn as long ago as 1890 and may have been updated many times since. Each map has been updated at least as recently as 2008.


Why isn’t a specific street shown on my map? Cartography is the delicate balance between aesthetics and the need to convey huge amounts of information. The level of detail is dependent on the location and elevation, just as it is with online map services.


Why do you need a postal address? We create a 9-mile-square map with your chosen address just off center. We also type this address in the map legend. Please double-check the spelling! We do catch and fix most errors, but your help is much appreciated.


My map is off by a few miles or many miles! On rare occasions our mapping software does not recognize a location. This is more likely to happen in rural areas—you may have had similar experiences with online mapping services. If we do accidentally handcraft an incorrect map, we will work with you to determine the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of your location and create a new map for you using that data.


Why is my map so busy/so sparse? The charm of this product is that we use real maps, which are unique to every address. A map of New York City (population more than 8 million) will include many streets and alleys. A map of Box Elder, Montana (population just under 800), will be the exact opposite.


Our rustic tiles are carved from large marble blocks, ensuring that no two stones will ever be exactly alike. Then the pieces are tumbled to give them character that can be seen on every surface, edge, and corner. The result is a one-of-a-kind keepsake with more personality that would be possible from a piece of manufactured ceramic. Please see additional images for an example of a tumbled marble tile.


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National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock
 
4.2

(based on 61 reviews)

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    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

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    (4)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (8)
  • Conversation piece (3)
  • Personal (3)

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    Best Uses

    • Gift (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes (22), No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    So pleased with this purchase

    Christmas for the person who has everything is always difficult. This is an answer. I loved the elegance and to be able to personalize to fit your individual is wonderful. I would suggest...Read complete review

    Christmas for the person who has everything is always difficult. This is an answer. I loved the elegance and to be able to personalize to fit your individual is wonderful. I would suggest purchasing the offered stand for this item. I am very happy with my choice.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great idea but wait a minute --

    The clock is great looking but did not display the requested street, though it exists on many maps and is bigger, more significant than very small streets shown. A major disappointment. Accompanying print...Read complete review

    The clock is great looking but did not display the requested street, though it exists on many maps and is bigger, more significant than very small streets shown. A major disappointment. Accompanying print completely misrepresents the if and why certain street names may not appear.

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    5.0

    Quality and detail are perfection!

    By Ally

    from Braham MN

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • ALL GOOD

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Enjoy In Any Room Of Home

    Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

    I showcase this with easel in my office, I receive many compliments, A wonderful conversation piece. It is such a nice quality Map Clock of my hometown, which brings back special childhood memories.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Poor service bookends this flawed item

    By Bummed in Gichigami

    from Ashland, Wis

    Verified Reviewer

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          Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

          The map imprint is a hybrid of original topo data and, in my case, some sloppy additions. It's clear from the different font and point sizes, recent attempts have been to modify the map. These modifications apparently do not include any proofing as evidenced by two glaring misspellings of significant roads. In several places, two-track seasonal hiking trails have been "upgraded" with red/orange lines to indicate improved, full-blown roads. It's perplexing and inaccurate. This writing is six days out from my request to hear from NatGeo Customer Service, who pledged a reply within 24-hours. Coupled with the presumptuous "service" I received on the ordering end, this has been a bust.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Map clock review

          By Matt

          from Lamoille NV

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Ordering Was Difficult

            Best Uses

              Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

              The manufacturer could not find the address so I had to send latitude and longitude. They then read the latitude wrong and sent the wrong area. I then had to call and correct the latitude and finally got the right clock.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Address totally incorrect

              By harpy

              from Plentywood, MT

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                    Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                    I gave this to my husband as a Christmas gift. We live on a farm and the address is totally incorrect on the map.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    1.0

                    Map is totally incorrect

                    By Debbie

                    from Plentywood, MT

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                          Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                          Gave to my husband as a Christmas gift. We live on a farm and the roads are TOTALLY INCORRECT. It was an embarrassment.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                           
                          5.0

                          Best present!

                          By Kiki

                          from Avon, CT

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Very unique
                          • Very Unique And Interesti

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Display on desk

                            Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                            We purchased these clocks for our bosses.
                            They absolutely loved the idea of their hometown maps. We are remodeling our office and they can't wait to put them on their new desks.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes
                             
                            5.0

                            Great Christmas present

                            By 1cisco32

                            from Brownsburg, IN

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                                  Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                                  Great gift for someone who has everything

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes
                                   
                                  2.0

                                  read the fine print on location restrict

                                  By KS

                                  from Seattle, WA

                                  Verified Buyer

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                                        Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                                        I wanted the clock to depict an island, and what got zeroed in on was my address, so it was completely distorted from what I wanted to accomplish with this gift. I called in and was told I didn't read the fine print and there is a limitation on the area available (something like a 9 mile radius?). I had asked for a proof before the final product was shipped and I never received one. This mishap could have been avoided if a proof was available. I called customer service and while I wasn't able to return the item, they gave me store credit for the purchase price. In a perfect world, I would rather have the clock with the zoom I requested.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • Yes
                                         
                                        5.0

                                        My Town Map Clock

                                        By Karen

                                        from Minneapolis, MN

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                                              Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                                              We live at a lake during the summer and this is a great conversational piece for our guests. Very unique showing where our home is along with dots where other homes are around the lake. Also shows the depth of the lake and other landmarks. Very nicely done.

                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No
                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Great quality

                                              By R

                                              from Washington State

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Comments about National Geographic ''My Town'' Map Clock:

                                              The quality of the stone and the way the map is screened onto the stone is great. It's a little bigger than it appears in the photo (I should have paid attention to the stated size) and is probably better on a wall than an easel but over all I'm very pleased. I order several different mapped locations.

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