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 15
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
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 Jul 15.
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.
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 George Thomas Wilson Jun 9.
The Evolution of the “Map” of Antarctica on the cover of the National Geographic MagazineEveryone knows that the familiar yellow and oak leaf covers of the NGM had four globes embedded amongst the foliage: Northern and Southern hemispheres on the…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Jun 1.
In my research of the January 1983 Washington DC map, I asked Jeffry Persons for assistance as to whether Roger Nathan acknowledged it as a supplement in his unpublished 2001 update to his collectors guide. (He did.)As well as providing me the…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Feb 13.
I just acquired my 63rd Map Index for my collection. It is the 1967 version of the map supplement "Land of the Bible Today". Coincidentally, my 62nd Map Index was the LotBT from 1962 (1963 for the map). These two plus the 1956 version I already…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by John Evicci Dec 8, 2016.
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 five, I am really starting to feel that…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Dec 1, 2016.
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 Nov 16, 2016.
I recently purchased the Article Reprint from the April 1949 issue of the National Geographic Magazine entitled "The British Way". It includes an additional article "Our Search for British Paintings", the overview "The Society's New Map of the…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Aug 12, 2016.
1938 and 1939 Mid-Production Revised Maps As with the July 1989 map of France which I covered in an earlier discussion, Roger Nathan documents two maps of Europe in the leadup to World War II that were modified mid-issue sometime during each…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Aug 12, 2016.