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World Explorer Wall Map

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Overview

National Geographic's World map is the standard by which all other reference maps are measured. The World map is meticulously researched and adheres to National Geographic's convention of making independent, apolitical decisions based on extensive research using multiple authoritative source. The Explorer style World map uses a vibrant color palette that fills each country for easy identification, stunning shaded relief, and a light blue background grid pattern that echoes the cartographic precision that underlies all National Geographic maps. Drawn in the Winkel Tripel projection, distortions are minimized and unlike many other World maps, Greenland is show the same size as Argentina and not as the size of all of South America.


Thousands of place names are carefully and artistically placed on the map to maintain legibility even in the heavily populated ares of Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Details include clearly defined international boundaries, cities, physical features, rivers, and ocean floor features. Inset charts list the largest cities by population and the largest countries by land mass and population.

Details

  • 32" x 20"
  • Scale = 1:42,334,000
  • Map Revised - 2015

About Our Maps

National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartography. Since 1888 the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. Founded in 1915 as the Map Department of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps is responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking. Today, National Geographic Maps continues this mission by creating the world’s best wall maps, outdoor recreation maps, travel maps, atlases and globes that inspire people to care about and explore their world. 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 an unparalleled standard of achievement.

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5.0

Very Detailed Map!

By Blues67

from Midwest

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Pros

  • Very detailed

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about World Explorer Wall Map:

      I use this map in my computer room to look up different countries, their major cities etc.... when they are being talked about in the news.

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