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 South Polar Regions, world vegetation and land use, and world population density.
This version is mounted on wood material with beveled edges and a keyhole hanging slot on the back. Choose from four bevel-color styles to match your decor.
Mounted maps may take up to 10 days to manufacture. Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
$20.00 will be added to your shipping cost.
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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.
The classic world as only National Geographic can
show it. This map features: Country borders; Thousands of place names; Mountain ranges with beautiful relief shading; Ocean depths and prevailing currents. Insets include: Northern and Southern Polar regions; Physical earth maps ...
During the 1930s and 1940s, National Geographic designed
several world maps using a projection that separated the eastern and western hemispheres. We have brought back this classic view of the world with modern cartography and elegant earth tones for a ...
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 ...