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National Geographic World maps
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Hello,Can anyone confirm that the World Maps given away to new Subscribers were different than those that are supplements contained in the monthly magazines? I distinctly remember (I don't have one…Continue

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Scott T. Shier replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"yeah the paper is uber-thin and the detail is small."
Oct 4
George Thomas Wilson replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"Scott, The question originally posted referred to the 1979 to 1980 time range. These newer map are inferior, but I have no clue as to when they started using them or if they used the better quality maps back in the day."
Oct 4
Scott T. Shier replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"32"  20 "  copyright 2010. Revised Sept., 2010.  *these are the ones that have been sent as a new-subscriber "thank you" map since circa 2002."
Oct 4
Scott T. Shier replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"Indeed, I agree with you Harold ~ !"
Sep 29
Harold Woron replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"The map given to new subscribers is OK but not as good as the ones that came as supplements. The countries are too dark in color and less detailed. They really need to update and issue supplement maps again. The maps that came with the magazines…"
Sep 29
Scott T. Shier replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"No, the newest post-2004 map sent to new subscriber's is a different appearance + format."
Sep 29
Steven Traylor replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"Tom, Thanks, that was very helpful. Steve"
Sep 28
George Thomas Wilson replied to Steven Traylor's discussion National Geographic World maps
"Steve, The Society released new versions of the same world map semi-regularly over many decades.  The last five were: 11/1975 05/1981 12/1988 02/1994 11/2004 They all use the same template so they are a continuous stream of revisions. …"
Sep 28
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National Geographic World maps

Hello,Can anyone confirm that the World Maps given away to new Subscribers were different than those that are supplements contained in the monthly magazines? I distinctly remember (I don't have one as an example) that in June 1979 there was a different World map and also in January of 1980 (The dates on the World maps were different than the last World map released by NG in Nov. 1975.Thoughts?Thanks,SteveSee More
Sep 28
Steven Traylor replied to Philip Riviere's discussion Checkoff List of All National Geographic Maps and Supplements. Updated to July 2017
"Lynn, Just joined the NG collectors group and saw you had maps for sale in July. Do you still have them for sale? If so I am interested in the following from your list (See below) How much are you asking for them? Let me know, Thanks, Steve 1907…"
Sep 21
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