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.
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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 world map features the Winkel Tripel projection
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This map features stunning detail of continental slopes,
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This double-sided world map commemorates the National Geographic
Society's 125th anniversary with a modern spin on a classic map design. The front is a contemporary political world map with two insets showing the world's political boundaries in 1888 and 1988, ...