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This is a large 38 by 48 colorful wall map showing the United States of America and state flags.
The map above is a political map of the world centered on Europe and Africa. It shows the location of most of the worlds countries and includes their names where space allows.
Representing a round earth on a flat map requires some distortion of the geographic features no matter how the map is done. We have used a Mercator projection for this map because it is the projection most commonly used in schools. On this map, geographic boundaries that trend north-south appear as vertical lines, geographic boundaries that trend east-west appear as horizontal lines. This type of projection causes a minimum of country-shape distortion near the equator, a small amount of distortion at mid-latitudes, but extreme distortion near the poles. For that reason, the map does not extend to the north and south poles.Buy a World Wall Map
This is a large 38 by 51 wall map with vibrant colors and good detail.
Political maps of the world prepared by the United States Central Intelligence Agency.World Country Outline MapsZoomable .pdf maps of the world showing the outlines of major countries.Get a world outline map.Satellite Image Maps of U.S. StatesView each of the 50 U.S. states in a large satellite image from the LandSat Satellite.View States.CIA Time Zone Map of the WorldThe United States Central Intelligence Agency standard time zone map of the world in .pdf format. Easy-to-read.World Map of Cities at NightNASAsWorld Map of Earths illumination at Night.gives you a simulated view of Earth from space at night.Maps of the Worlds Oceans
World maps showing the bathymetry, major physical features, and boundaries of Earths oceans.Types of Maps
Did you know that there are thousands of types of maps? Learn about the maps shown here and more.Countries of the World
We have maps and information for almost every country in the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.World Physical Map
This is a large 33 by 54 wall map with the worlds physical features shown.
The map shown here is a terrain relief image of the world with the boundaries of major countries shown as white lines. It includes the names of the worlds oceans and the names of major bays, gulfs, and seas. Lowest elevations are shown as a dark green color with a gradient from green to dark brown to gray as elevation increases. This allows the major mountain ranges and lowlands to be clearly visible.
This map is also a Mercator projection centered on Europe and Africa. A scale of miles is not shown on these maps because the scale changes with distance north and south of the equator. Scale is highly exaggerated as distance from the equator increases.
Countries of the World:The United States Department of State recognizes 195 Independent States in the World. We have listed these countries below, and those that we have a map for are clickable.
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