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 of the tone of discouragement felt by many as the War continued. Features international boundaries as of September 1, 1939; alliances during WWI and WWII; classic colorization depicting mountain ranges and areas of high elevation; ocean currents; and time zones.
Choose from two frame colors to match your decor.
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$10.00 oversized shipping surcharge will be added to your shipping cost.
Not available outside the contiguous 48 United States.
National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartography. For over 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.
Was informed that the framed map had a plexiglass cover but when I received it, there was no covering over the map.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
From National Geographic:Our framed maps should come with a Plexiglas covering on them. We regret that your map arrived without this covering. We are making arrangements to replace your map, and we hope you will accept our sincere apologies for the error.
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