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
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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
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 Scott T. Shier Sep 19.
Hello,Would you mind to set my possible error straight?In my list of supplements I have 2 maps listed under February 1892, and wonder if they are 2 separate maps or if it is just one map with 2 different names.Carte Generale Des Decouvertes De…Continue
Started by Helena Zar. Last reply by Helena Zar Jun 6.
War Maps from the National Geographic The National Geographic Society has a rich history of providing its members up-to-date information on the human condition. This, unfortunately, includes war. The Society’s cartography department is no…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Jun 1.
A Visual Presentation of Map Indicesand a call for scanned images of Map Index covers Combining my fascination with metadata and my general love of maps, the National Geographic Map Index series is one of my favorite portions of my overall…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson Dec 23, 2022.
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, 2021.
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.
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, 2020.
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.