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.
$20.00 will be added to your shipping cost.
Expedited and International shipping are not available for mounted maps.
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), Mounted:
This was a gift and my biggest hesitation in ordering was that the online picture showed a map with a copyright of 2007. That would be find for a geographical only map - but not one with countries whose borders have changed or new countries have been created. I went ahead and ordered anyway as I could find nothing similar that was more up to date. But the map I received in has a print date of 2015(!) - so it is possible that these maps are created when you order. The gift recipient loves it and he says that is has the newest country in the world on the map so I have no regrets.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
From National Geographic:Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We are delighted to hear that your gift recipient is happy with this map. Please note that we do not change copyright dates as maps are ordered. This map actually has a copyright date of 2015. The 2007 version is out of print and no longer available. Our website had the old copyright, which is now being updated. We appreciate your bringing this matter to our attention.
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