The Philippines were liberated from the Japanese by MacArthur's forces just months before this map was published in March 1945. This map features: Provinces and their capitals; Cities and towns; Airfields, railways and roads; Mountains, lakes, and rivers; Inset maps of Manila and the Lingayen Gulf. This version, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.
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17 1/2" x 26"
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 ...