Maps.com is excited to inaugurate International Map Day on February 3rd. Why this date? February 3rd is Ferdinand Magellan’s birthday, and he is the explorer credited with the first circumnavigation of the Earth, and therefore bringing the world a complete world map!
Maps.com’s founding name was Magellan Geographix, named for Ferdinand Magellan too! So we want to celebrate this explorer, and his contribution to history and to learning and discovery with maps!