The world : commemorating the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society
- National Geographic Society.
- Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 
- Copyright notice
- Physical description
- 2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, color ; 67 x 101 cm and 62 x 101 cm, on sheet 77 x 107 cm
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Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
|G3200 2012 .N3||Unknown|
- Corporate Author
- National Geographic Society (U.S.) issuing body.
- The World : prepared especially for the National Geographic Magazine : the first general reference map of the world produced by National Geographic Society's Map Department, published December
- 1922 (1922. Scale approximately 1:38,016,000)
- The World : commemorating the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society (2015. Scale 1:36,826,000).
- Publication date
- Copyright date
- Title Variation
- World : the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society
- World : prepared especially for the National Geographic Magazine
- Map Data
- Scale approximately 1:38,016,000. 1 inch = 600 statute miles. 1 cm = 400 km ; Van der Grinten projection, (E 90°--E 90°/N 85°--S 70°).
- Scale 1:36,826,000. 1 cm = 368 km. 1 inch = 581 miles at the Equator ; Winkel tripel projection, central meridian 0° (E 180°--E 180°/N 90°--S 90°).
- The 125th anniversary map which was originally issued in 2012 has a different scale and size than the version of this map with copyright 2015.
- Relief shown by hachures on 1922 map, shown by shading and spot heights on 2015 map. Depths shown by shading on 2012 map.
- 1922 map includes international boundaries, provincial boundaries, railroads, capitals, airplane routes, and 4 insets.
- Insets on 1922 map: North Polar Region -- South Polar Region -- Natural vegetation and ocean currents -- Density of population and prevailing winds.
- 2015 map includes time zones, a list of abbreviations, and 4 ancillary maps.
- Ancillary maps on 2015 map: North Polar Region -- South Polar Region -- The World in 1888 -- The World in 1988.
- "This double-sided world map commemorates the National Geographic Society's 125th Anniversary with a modern spin on a classic map design."
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