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 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.
$35.00 will be added to your shipping cost.
Expedited and International shipping are not available for mounted maps.
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.
Comments about World Political Map (Earth-toned), Enlarged and Mounted:
The map itself is beautiful and a center piece of our dinning room wall. I was a bit disappointed in the frame. I know it is hard to frame something so big but for such a beautiful map it would be nice to have a frame that was a bit more fancy. I guess you probably ought to do it yourself because a nice frame would probably get banged up in transport anyway.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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