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.
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69" x 48"; Scale: 1:24,031,000 or 1 inch = 323 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 ...
National Geographic’s wall map of the physical world
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This unique view employs a new map projection
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