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World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated

$59.95 Sale Price:   $29.95

Price: $59.95 Sale Price:   $29.95

Item#:22088C

Qty: Order now, will ship on 3/30/15





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A current political map that features our world in rich, earth-toned colors. Astounding detail and boardroom quality make this map excellent for reference in your home or office. Features the Winkel Tripel projection to reduce distortion of land masses as they near the poles. This version is enlarged and laminated—featuring a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.

Please note: This item is not available for shipment outside of the U.S. and Canada.


  • 73" x 48"
  • Scale: 1:22,445,000
  • © 2007
  • Winner of the 2001 Premier Print Award from Printing Industries of America for "a unique ability to create visual masterpieces"
  • Winner of the 2002 Best Reference Map from the American Congress on Surveying & Mapping

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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World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated 
 
4.6

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (28)
  • Reliable information (24)
  • Well-made (24)
  • Fun to use (20)
  • Easy to use (18)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Learning reinforcement (10)
    • Skill enhancement (9)
    • Conference or presentation (6)
    • Icebreaker or team booster (6)
    • Face-to-face classroom (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Educator (6), College/university (5), Corporate (4), Government/non-profit (4), Manager (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    You are here!

    Nothing dresses up a blank wall over a futon in a semi-finished basement rec/guest room like a 6' x 4' world map in smart earthtones.
    It also makes the ultimate Skype video...Read complete review

    Nothing dresses up a blank wall over a futon in a semi-finished basement rec/guest room like a 6' x 4' world map in smart earthtones.
    It also makes the ultimate Skype video backdrop, making you automatically look like you know exactly what's going on in Aqtaū, let alone that it exists.
    The dry-erase utility of the lamination far outweighs any surface glare, and you can either write or sticky-note "YOU ARE HERE" on your location when prepping the area for guests. Nothing ensures interesting dreams like falling alseep with a broad perspective. Depending on what you've eaten, of course.
    I have to concur with at least one other review, however, as I noticed surface wrinkles in the lamination while carefully unrolling the map from its mailing tube. More care should be taken on the fulfillment end. But hey, free mailing tube!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Request a Glare-free Lamination Please!

    We hung the huge laminated map in our living room with two sided tape. It is noticed as you enter our front door! It is nice, accurate and fun, but since it is...Read complete review

    We hung the huge laminated map in our living room with two sided tape. It is noticed as you enter our front door! It is nice, accurate and fun, but since it is laminated, the whole map reflects light from the windows and lamps. The glare shows every ripple of the map's surface. We would love The map more if it had a GLARE-FREE laminate instead of shiny one!
    Is that available? the Back side doesn't matter, just the front. Other than that, we like it a lot. Great conversation piece!

    Reviewed by 33 customers

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    4.0

    world map

    By world map

    from wisconsin

    About Me Home Use

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Value

    Cons

    • Damaged

    Best Uses

    • Skill Enhancement

    Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

    map was damaged, but we like it otherwise

     
    5.0

    Exactly what I wanted

    By Dawnie

    from Columbus Ohio

    About Me Human Resources

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Good Value
    • Well-made

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

        Arrived well packaged and on time. I was worried about wrinkles in the lamination based off previous reviews however, I bought this on sale so a total of 23 bucks with delivery was worth the risk. It looks beautiful. I can NOT believe the price I got on this wonderful wall map. It is part of a room decoration that will highlight family travel and history.

         
        3.0

        Wrinkled laminate

        By Kim

        from Denver

        About Me Government/Non-profit

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun to use

        Cons

        • Visually Unpleasing

        Best Uses

        • Skill Enhancement

        Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

        It is a beautiful map but the lamination is very easy to wrinkle, I think it was even wrinkled a little before it was shipped, and it was impossible to mount on the wall without wrinkling it more, so in some light it's not as pleasant to look at as I'd like.

         
        5.0

        beautiful map, nice antique colors

        By vl

        from berkeley

        About Me Love To Travel

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Broad Appeal
        • Fun to use
        • Good Value
        • Nice Sheen Beautiful Map
        • Promotes participation
        • Reliable Information

        Cons

        • Unfortunate Crease In The

        Best Uses

        • We Mounted In On Thin Ply

        Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

        We loved the map and the laminates sheen and protection. We mounted it to thin smooth plywood and my husband built a beautiful frame for it. Unfortunately there are some imperfections in the laminate and there is a long vertical crease/bubble the entire height of the map (6 inches from the right edge), and some crinkling in north Africa. But we realize it is just a laminated map that we have made into the center art piece of our living room. Still recommend it.

         
        5.0

        TERRIFIC

        By Ginger, Registration Office Supervisor

        from Bloomington Indiana

        About Me College/university

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Value
        • Reliable Information
        • Well-made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Conference or Presentation
          • Icebreaker or Team Booster

          Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

          Our office provides registration and conference logistic planning services for a major Big 10 mid-western university. We organize and register conference attendees for events all over the globe. I thought it would be interesting (and fun) to have a large map mounted and placed in our lobby reception area for clients and guests to be able to see the various locations where we have held conferences and registrations. We have small map pins at each location on the 4' x 6' map that I had mounted and framed (w/o glass). It looks great and is a real conversation piece!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Great in general but one con

          By Oriana

          from Doral, FL

          About Me Manager

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Just Beautiful
          • Reliable Information

          Cons

          • Several Wrinkles

          Best Uses

          • To Admire

          Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

          While unrolling the map from its mailing tube, I noticed many surface wrinkles in the lamination. This dissapointed me a lot.

           
          5.0

          Great reference and focal point.

          By Cliff

          from Midwest City, OK

          About Me Corporate, Director

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Broad Appeal
          • Easy to Use
          • Fun to use
          • Good Value
          • Promotes participation
          • Well-made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Conference or Presentation
            • Icebreaker or Team Booster
            • Meetings
            • Reference

            Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

            This is on my office wall. My company has many divisions worldwide and this helps place the locations.

             
            4.0

            World Map

            By Map lover

            from Castle Rock, Colorado

            About Me Map Lover

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Fun to use
            • Good Value
            • Reliable Information
            • Well-made

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Conference or Presentation
              • Face-to-Face Classroom
              • Icebreaker or Team Booster
              • Learning reinforcement
              • Meetings

              Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

              The map is every I wanted, however the canister it was shipped in was damaged this my map is damaged with crinkled creases all the way across the map. But the map itself, I love and highly recommend.

               
              5.0

              It is everything it said it would be.

              By Peggy

              from Gloucester Point, VA

              Pros

              • Broad Appeal
              • Easy to Use
              • Fun to use
              • Good Value
              • Innovative
              • Promotes participation
              • Reliable Information
              • Well-made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Learning reinforcement
                • Skill Enhancement

                Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

                Using it to create a Quilt of the World which will be a visual for prayer.

                 
                5.0

                Just as promised

                By elln

                from omaha ne

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Broad Appeal
                • Easy to Use
                • Fun to use
                • Good Value
                • Promotes participation
                • Reliable Information
                • Well-made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Laminated :

                    Good reference tool

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