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Top Of The World Map 1949
$29.95
SKU: 900XZF
Top Of The World Map 1949

Top Of The World Map 1949

$29.95
SKU: 900XZF
In the October 1949 issue of National Geographic, there were five articles related to polar exploration. The Top of the World map, first published in October of 1949, offers a truly unique view that features the Arctic Polar Region at its center.

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In the October 1949 issue of National Geographic, there were five articles related to polar exploration. The Top of the World map, first published in October of 1949, offers a truly unique view that features the Arctic Polar Region at its center. This beautiful map is both a cartographic masterpiece and a fresh look at the world.

The 1949 Top of the World map features:
• View of the top of the world with the North Polar region at its center
• Beautiful cartography that highlights international boundaries, peppered with thousands of place names
• Ocean currents in the northernmost regions of the world
• Descriptions of polar expeditions by Peary, Byrd, Ellsworht, Amundsen, Nobile, and Schmidt
• Principal railways, important airports, canals, Arctic roads and trails, and passes
• Delineations for permanent polar ice, glaciers, areas below sea level, and dry salt lakes
• Airline distances between major cities on the map

Coverage Area: Arctic polar region, northern US, Canada, northern Europe, northern USSR

Geotype Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Publisher National Geographic
Usage Type Classroom Maps
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