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World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated

$59.95

Price: $59.95

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This world map features the Winkel Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. Features include subtle border coloring on land, and prevailing winds and ocean currents at sea. Separate insets show the North and South Polar Regions, world vegetation and land use, and world population density.

This version is enlarged and laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.

Please note: This item is not available for shipment outside of the U.S. and Canada.


  • 69" x 48"; Scale: 1:24,031,000 or 1 inch = 379 miles
  • © 2007

National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartography. For 120 years the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. A vast database allows National Geographic to combine the latest data gained by space-age technology with innovative digital mapping techniques to create state-of-the-art political, physical, and thematic maps. The Society's meticulous research and attention to detail have established a standard of achievement that is unparalleled.

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World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated
 
3.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable information (4)
  • Well-made (4)
  • Fun to use (3)

Cons

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      5.0

      Beautiful big map gets big attention

      By Globetrotter

      from Kanata, Canada

      About Me Retired Foreign Service

      Pros

      • Broad Appeal
      • Well-made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Conversation Piece
        • Informative

        Comments about World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated:

        How did we live without it ?
        News comes on, we consult the map !
        Friends travel - we consult the map !
        Jeopardy questions - we consult the map !

         
        5.0

        Overall, a great value!

        By Kos

        from Toronto, Ontario

        About Me Self Employed

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun to use
        • Good Value
        • Reliable Information
        • Well-made

        Cons

        • The Fonts Seem A Bit Big

        Best Uses

        • Icebreaker or Team Booster
        • Learning reinforcement
        • Skill Enhancement

        Comments about World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated:

        Great product overall, the only complaint I have is that the fonts seem a bit big, I would prefer a smaller font and thiner borders.

        But other then that, I have no complaints what so ever. The map is very sharp and clear, big enough to cover one side of my home office. I've always had a world map in my office and this new replacement does not dissapoint!

         
        2.0

        product comes with some bugs! (lit.)

        By disipointed map man

        from Massachusetts

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Reliable Information

        Cons

        • Poor Quality
        • Visually Unpleasing

        Best Uses

          Comments about World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated:

          Product is attractive if made properly. First map had small bug laminated into the atlantic ocean, and wrinkles in lamination. Good return policy and people. Secoand map also had small bug laminated in it, this time in alaska, there were also wrinkles in the laminate. I bought this same product some years ago and the weight of the paper was much better. Needs quality controll and better materials.

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Not Your Father's World Map

          By Ace Of Space

          from Athens Ohio

          About Me College/university, Educator, Trainer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Fun to use
          • Promotes participation
          • Reliable Information
          • Well-made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Conference or Presentation
            • Face-to-Face Classroom

            Comments about World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated:

            My daughter FINALLY became curious about her world. Where are all these countries they talk about in the news? Where are those cities, those mountains those ancient monuments, those....? Now she's plugged into places & ideas she never thought about before. Plus the huge size of the map covers up some drywall dings in her room!

            (9 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Don't yield to political pressure

            By Ray

            from New York, NY

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated:

            In 1998, I bought a same map (smaller size) where Taiwan has a capital (mark star) called Taipei. China also has a capital (mark star) called Beijing. Right now, both Taipei and Beijing are still capitals. This is a fact. But to my extreme disappointment, the new map put Taipei as a city, not a capital. Do you surrender to China's pressure? Why? The map should show the fact, not your political surrender.

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            excellent educational map

            By a teacher in love with learning

            from wadsworth, ohio

            About Me pre-K though 12

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Broad Appeal
            • Easy to Use
            • Fun to use
            • Good Value
            • Innovative
            • Promotes participation
            • Reliable Information
            • Well-made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Face-to-Face Classroom
              • Learning reinforcement
              • Skill Enhancement

              Comments about World Political Map (Classic), Enlarged and Laminated:

              use in my sped classroom and in my sunday school classroom. excellent resource

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