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, printed on high-quality, semi-gloss paper, is perfect for framing.
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 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 enlarged 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 ...
This map features stunning detail of continental slopes,
abyssal plains, and the mighty Mid-Atlantic Ridge. It also covers the Mediterranean Sea and southeastern Pacific Ocean. Ocean depths and the names of submarine terrain and major geographic regions are included. The ...