A place for Nat Geo Maps & Atlases, Nat Geo Supplement, and Nat Geo Magazine and Map Index collectors to discuss and swap information and ideas
Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2019
Anyone who enjoys the beauty of these maps, atlases, supplements, and indexes can join this group to share their knowledge of this very interesting specialized area of collecting Geographics
In going over the August 1983 Deep South map supplement, I noticed that the portion of Interstate 65 that runs through Tennessee is shown as a Federal Highway rather than an Interstate sign. Another mistake in the map is Map 3 1700-1783 Three…Continue
Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Mar 23, 2019.
National Geographic Map Index VariantsA little less than four years ago I posted a discussion topic on Map Indices, specifically those published after Roger Nathan’s Collectors Guide.…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Oct 19, 2018.
The “New” Map Supplement Series I know all of you are as pleased as I that that the Cartography department has begun to publish new loose supplement maps with the magazine. Now that their number has reached six, I am really starting to feel that…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Feb 17, 2018.
The Map Series of the Society’s NeighborhoodThroughout its long history the National Geographic Society has produced so many maps, either as a supplement or as a standalone map, that it was impossible not to make maps of the same area, be it…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Feb 1, 2018.
There was in 2007 a Topics Entertainment licensed box set of "deluxe maps" in a black slide out case, with divider tabs. A pretty comprehensive set including some solar/space/stars maps. A total of 30 maps!The paper these were printed on was thinner…Continue
Started by Scott T. Shier. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Jan 19, 2018.
Did anyone ever purchase a wrapping paper product called Geowrap? It came out in the early 1990's. It was wrapping paper made of outdated National Geographic map supplements. I was wondering what were the map supplements that were used for it.Continue
Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Jan 2, 2018.
Perforated Supplements in the National Geographic MagazineAs promised (or threatened) in my on-line index notice, this is my follow-up article to the one I wrote about the January 1983 DC Maps. It specifically discusses the treatment in the metadata…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Sep 4, 2017.
A few years back while I was completing my map collection, I came across a map of Northeast China from the September 1900 issue. When it arrived, I was disappointed to find it had been converted into a scroll. While the map is paper, it has been…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jul 14, 2017.