This beautiful physical world map, first published in December 1981, captures the oceans and land of the Earth as only National Geographic can. Stunning relief shading accentuates Earth's underwater world as well as the physical features of all seven continents. See ocean floor topography, major underwater rifts, mountain ranges, river valleys, deserts, and major vegetation zones in amazing detail. This version is laminatedfeaturing a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.
42" x 29"
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.