National Geographic's wall map of the Appalachian Trail is ideal for fans and hikers of this magnificent national scenic trail. Developed in cooperation with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, this beautiful poster shows the entire length of the trail from Maine to Georgia. A unique elevation profiles highlight the trail's peaks and valleys and an informative mileage chart shows the distance between key locations. Also highlighted on the map are National Forests, National Park Service lands, State Forests and Parks, and major highways and interstates. Points of interest include Appalachian Trail information centers and shelters.
National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartography. Since 1888 the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. Founded in 1915 as the Map Department of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps is 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, outdoor recreation maps, travel maps, atlases and globes that inspire people to care about and explore their world. 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 an unparalleled standard of achievement.