A National Geographic classic, this world map is as much a work of art as it is an incomparable reference for its time. In the map, the world's eastern and western hemispheres are shown separately to give a true sense of area across the continents. The map features: Thousands of place names; Time zones; Air and land transportation routes; Separate insets for the northern and southern hemispheres; Information about the Earth's mass, areas of continents, mountain heights, ocean depths, and much more. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.
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43 1/2" x 23"
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.
National Geographic published this classic world map in
December 1943, in the midst of World War II. Compared to many of the other world maps by the National Geographic Society, this one has a decidedly dark cast, possibly a reflection ...
One of the earliest maps of the new
world, Johannes Ruysch's World Map first appeared among the Tabulae Novae in some copies of the 1507 Rome edition of Ptolemy's Geography. It includes: some of the best detail for India at ...
Originally produced only in woodcut form, this map
was published in National Geographic Magazine in April 1893, just five years after the Society's inception. This Latin version was first published in April of 1493, followed by a German version in ...