Physical earth [cartographic material] / produced by National Geographic Maps for National Geographic Magazine ; Allen Carroll, Director of Cartography ; John F. Shupe, Chief Cartographer
- Corporate Author:
- National Geographic Maps (Firm)
- Additional Titles:
- Alternate panel title, Physical earth, millennium in maps
Panel title, Millennium in maps, physical earth
- Washington, D.C. : The Society, 1998.
- Physical Description:
- 1 map : color ; 46 x 74 cm, folded to 13 x 20 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Shupe, John F.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Cartographic Mathematical Data:
- Scale 1:54,100,000. 1 in. = 854 miles at the equator ; Winkel Tripel projection, central meridian 0 0. (W 180 0--E 180 0/N 85 0--S 85 0).
- Shows plate boundaries, sites of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, ocean currents, and prevailing winds.
"Supplement to the National Geographic, May 1998".
"Printed in March 1998".
"The main map and polar images were prepared for National Geographic Television by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Weather Satellite images and ocean-depth measurements compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration".
Ancillary maps: Earth's crust -- Climatic zones -- [Arctic ice sheet] -- [Antarctic ice sheet].
Includes text, notes, and col. ill.
Ancillary maps on verso: 390 million years ago: Continental rises -- 237 million years ago: Coming together -- 94 million years ago: Drifting apart -- 65 million years ago: End of a world -- 50 million years ago: High and dry -- 18,000 years ago: Deep freeze.
Text, ill. "Time line", time line with descriptive notes and ill.,col. ill. of the internal construction of the earth, notes, and other col. ill. on verso.
Relief shown by shading and spot heights.
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