are great for offering you the opportunity to see the Earth at a glance -- oceans, land masses, waterways, the proximity of the continents to each other, relief features showing mountains and canyons; all there in one package. For classroom instruction or just keeping up with what's happening the world over, there's no better way.
This National Geographics World Map Explorer Set
totals 11 different maps; they show political and physical boundaries of the world at large, and the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa, among others. The laminated maps are placed in individual tubes for transport and protection; the maps
are especially suited to classroom work for students in the 5th through 12th grades.
If you need but a single map, for your den or office, for example, this Laminated World Map
is about 3' x 4' in size and may be used with a dry erase marker. The world map
depicts political boundaries and relief shading, to highlight the physical details of Mother Earth. It features anti-curl strips at the top and bottom of the map sheet. Perfect for that empty space on the wall behind your desk.
If you prefer your world maps
on a globe, Replogle Globes has you covered. Their 12" World Globe
is the classic rotating tabletop model and is perfect for the class or your home. You may use the included dry erase marker on the write-on, wipe-off surface of the globe.
For an office waiting room, perhaps, this Illuminated World Globe
from Replogle. The 16" diameter globe sits in a hardwood floor stand and you simply touch the surface of the globe to turn on the interior lighting. Cool. The globe
features raised relief, showing the distinct terrain changes of the Earth. The unit is a sturdy one, weighing in at about 100 pounds.
-- a great way to stay abreast of what's happening on the other side of the Earth.
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