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Map, Atlas, Supplement, and Index Collectors

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

Members: 32
Latest Activity: Nov 22

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

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The "New" Map Supplement Series 14 Replies

The “New” Map Supplement Series I know all of you are as pleased as I am 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…Continue

Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Nov 22.

Mistake in 1987 Antarctica map supplement 2 Replies

I have uncovered an error in the April 1987 Antarctica map supplement. On the upper right hand corner, it says Volume 171 Number 6. It actually should be Volume 171 Number 4.StephenContinue

Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Nov 13.

Mistake In 1983 Atlantic Gateways Map 2 Replies

I have uncovered a mistake in the March 1983 Atlantic Gateways map. The town of Hershey, Pennsylania is misspelled as Hersey on the map.StephenContinue

Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Oct 3.

Question about Close-Up USA map 6 Replies

Hi,Does anyone have a 1986 or later version of the Close-Up USA map of Florida. If so, could someone tell me if the town of Coconut Grove is shown on the map.StephenContinue

Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jul 24.

Mexico Map from 1911 vs 1914 vs 1916 8 Replies

Hello,I have recently bought some map supplements and the seller added one map stating "Mexico from 20s".After checking the 20s, all I found was a map supplement from 1911, 1914 and 1916.Is there a way to find out what year did I get?Thank you.HelenaContinue

Started by Helena Zar. Last reply by Helena Zar Dec 10, 2020.

Post-Nathan Map Indexes 39 Replies

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

Tags: indexes, map

Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jul 2, 2020.

October 1996 map supplement anomaly (Federal Lands) 4 Replies

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 outside of the inner…Continue

Started by Scott T. Shier. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Apr 17, 2020.

Supplement or Not? The October 1917 Insert. 6 Replies

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, 2020.

First Poster in Awhile

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, 2020.

Questions about Post-1980 National Geographic Map Supplements 8 Replies

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, 2020.

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Comment by Philip Riviere on September 9, 2014 at 6:25pm

Abramo,

Welcome to the Map, Supplement , and Index Collector's group..

Phil

Comment by Philip Riviere on November 2, 2014 at 11:29pm

Michael,

Welcome to the Map, Supplement , and Index Collector's group..

Phil

Comment by Philip Riviere on January 31, 2015 at 11:01pm

Jeff,

Welcome to the Map, Supplement , and Index Collector's group..

Phil

Comment by Scott T. Shier on June 1, 2016 at 11:40pm

I know not National Geographic, but still interesting for the map & cartography lovers I hope --->

http://www.abebooks.com/ephemera/maps/collectible.shtml?cm_mmc=nl-_... 

-- Scott S.

Comment by George Thomas Wilson on June 2, 2016 at 9:31am

Scott,

I've gotten items from Abe Books before, never checked out their map section.  Pretty cool.

Tom

Comment by Scott T. Shier on June 2, 2016 at 1:32pm

...well, AbeBooks does really cool feature stories and presentations of thematic collections etc. See if you can subscribe to their newsletter or look for some of the articles...

Comment by George Thomas Wilson on December 2, 2020 at 12:01pm

Welcome to the new members of the Maps & Supplement Group.  I hope you didn't have to wait too long before being granted access.

Tom Wilson

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