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.
This version is laminatedfeaturing a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.
43" x 30"
Scale: 1 inch = 614 miles
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
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 map has spectacular color and detail to
bring the world alive! Enjoy the accuracy and beauty of this world map, which features the Winkel Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. This version ...
One of our most popular and accurate world
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