The Pacific-centered map employs a new map projection to accentuate the Pacific Rim and show the entire breadth of the Pacific Ocean. It brings Oceania and Asia into the center of the picture and shows them in close proportion to their actual size on Earth.
The Pacific-centered world map features classic National Geographic cartography, with political boundaries, thousands of place names, time zones, and special insets showing world vegetation and land use, and population density.
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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This extraordinary mural-sized world map features the Winkel
Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. Shows subtle border coloring on land, and prevailing winds and ocean currents at sea. Separate insets show the North ...
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 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. ...