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.
Not available outside of the U.S.
Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery
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.
This large map highlights the Earth's land and
undersea forms with exquisite hand-painted relief. It was drawn in the Winkel Tripel projection to minimize distortion of the landforms. Two corner inset maps show the Earth's crust and world climatic zones. ...
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 ...
This unique view employs a new map projection
to accentuate the Pacific Rim, and shows Oceania and Asia in close proportion to their actual size on the Earth. It brings Oceania and Asia into the center of the picture, while ...