Our Genographic Project traces the origins and migrations of the human race, and now this ingenious light-up map lets you trace your own migrations, aspirations, family history, and more. Behind this foam-mounted map are two fluorescent lights. When a translucent peg is inserted into the map, the result is an illuminated point of lightsimilar to the light-up pegboard toys many of us grew up with.
A couple could identify where their families live or have emigrated fromone color for him, one color for her.
A family could plot their dream vacations, and swap out the color of the pin for every trip that becomes a reality.
A world traveler could pinpoint all the far-flung places he’s been.
A student could mark everywhere her friends have moved after graduation.
A business owner could mark all of her company’s locations.
Each framed map includes a puncher tool and 60 pegs (ten each of six colors). The ways in which you can envision your world are endless with this infinitely customizable map. The map features fact boxes listing things like the world’s largest and most populated countries and the world’s largest citites.
Not available for shipment outside of the 48 contiguous United States. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
$10.00 oversized shipping surcharge will be added to your shipping cost.
33"W x 22"H x 3"D. 11 lbs. Wood shadowbox frame. Two fluorescent light bulbs and 6' A/C adapter, included. Arrives ready to hang. (Bulbs are 32W and are rated for 5,000 hours each and should last for years. Replacements can be ordered from from LightTravels.)
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.
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