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: Jul 2
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
BackgroundIn his book “Collectibles of the National Geographic Society” (1982) Roger Nathan carefully documents each map supplement published with a list that includes year, month, name, additional descriptive information, and dimensions (pages…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jul 2.
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 seven, I am really starting to feel that…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jun 26.
While collating my collection & duplicates of NGM map supplements this week, I realized there is a printing variation for the October 1996 supplement. See the scan side-by-side images below. One has a shaded border around the inside black line…Continue
Started by Scott T. Shier. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Apr 17.
Supplement or Not? The October 1917 Insert.While perusing my October 1917 "Flags Number" of the National Geographic Magazine I noticed an insert. Completely folded, it measures 5.5 " by 4". Unfolded once it becomes an 8" by 5.5" four-page letter…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Apr 11.
There is a poster (possibly two) in the April 2020 National Geographic. This is the Earth Day special issue, Really, it is a dual issue. My newsstand copy has two of the same five-part foldout poster, back to back in the "Optimist's Guide" portion…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson Mar 23.
I have some questions about the following map supplements. Did Roger Nathan ever list any of the Making of America or Making of Canada historical map supplements as being revised or reprinted? At least 2 of the Making of America maps had errors on…Continue
Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by stephen zamarin Mar 6.
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 Feb 24.
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.