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Which is bigger, Greenland or China? With the traditional Mercator map Greenland and China look to be the same size but in reality China is almost 4 times larger! In response to such discrepancies, Dr. Arno Peters created an equal area map, a new world map that dramatically improves the accuracy of how we see the Earth. Standard size is 39'' x 50'' Visit our new Mobile-Friendly web site
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Which is bigger, Greenland or China? With the traditional Mercator map Greenland and China look to be the same size but in reality China is almost 4 times larger! In response to such discrepancies, Dr. Arno Peters created an equal area map, a new world map that dramatically improves the accuracy of how we see the Earth. Come in a variety of formats: laminated; paper folded; and felt paper rolled for framingSize is 24'' x 36'' - perfect for stock size poster framesNOTE: Other sizes and formats availableLARGE SIZE: 39.5''x 50'' Click HERESAME SIZE MAP but without Explanation panels - a full 24x36'' poster Click HERE
This south-at-the-top map is a great educational tool. It challenges basic notions of ''up'' and ''down.'' True ''up'' from our standpoint on the earth, is away from the center, and the earth in space has no inherent up or down. To emphasize this point, this map includes an inset, which shows global views from various angles. In addition, other inset maps show examples of a variety of projections with notes on their merits and limitations. Prices vary $16.95 - $550. Our best value are the paper folded maps. Also we may have damaged and oddball clearance maps for $8.50 or special volume pricing for schools and frame shops - to order these CALL US at 800-736-1293. The 2x3' size is perfect for stock 2x3' frames. PLEASE NOTE: Some formats and some sizes are cartographically updated to include South Sudan. The ones with South Sudan are generally more expensive.
2015 Desktop MAP - Based on US State Dept projections. |Size: 11''x17'' or folded to 8.5''x11'' with coated stockSee where the human beings of the world live, and how many are where.A startling, provocative, and beautiful map. Sure to stimulate discussion. Perfect for teachers of Geography, Global Studies, History, or Economics/Trade.Also makes a unique and special gift. Prices from $8.25Other versions, sizes and formats of full wall maps HERE.
This Raleigh Dymaxion (TM) map is a desktop version at 1/4th of the size of the 22''x34'' full-size version we produced. It is perfect for a student desktop map, as it shows the sizes and shapes of the continents accurately. The paper format can be cut up and folded into the 20-sided polyhedron that Fuller started with. Or this size, when laminated, can make a snappy addition to your breakfast table as an exciting placemat. It's educational, as it has a lengthy explanation printed on the reverse side. The text on the map (being reduced in size) is hard to read, but the desktop version has the same vivid colors of the original. Call us for a quote on volume pricing 800-736-1293Laminated - 11'' x 17'' - Price: $8.95Paper - 11'' x 17'' - Price: $6.00Paper - 11'' x 17'' 4-Set - Buy 3 get one free! - Special Price: $18.00
Four laminated maps for the price of three! Our desktop maps make great placemats in additional to being powerful tools for learning about new ways of seeing the world. This package comes with one Peters, one Hobo-Dyer, and one Dymaxion placemat mat. Our original three 11” x 17” laminated desktop maps. Now you get the option of a fourth (different) map - the 2015 Population desktop - or your choice of one additional map selecting a second Peters, Hobo-Dyer, or Dymaxion.
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Leonard Guelke created this projection to tell you exactly how far it was from anywhere on Earth to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Draw a straight line on this map from Toronto to anywhere in the world and, with some simple math, you've got the real-world distance. In order to achieve this benefit, you need to sacrifice some shapes and sizes. Original poster size laminated 30”x31” Price: $295.00 Original size synthetic paper 30”x31” (suitable for framing Price: $284.00 Spring roller mounted - 46'' x 48'' Price: $374.00 Laminated oversize 62'' x 64'' Price: $404.00 Synthetic paper oversize 54'' x 56'' (suitable for framing) Price: $424Learn More About the Background of this map
We can customize a map like this for any city in the world! (only $199)The traditional world map is poorly suited to understanding global relationships in our present era in which these relationships have become increasingly important to all peoples on earth. Traditional and current world maps are mostly centered on the equator, and project the round world as a rectangle or ellipse. This means the world is broken up along the edges, usually in the middle of an ocean (east/west) or at the poles (north/south), providing the map user with an inadequate image of global relationships. The equator-centered world maps all distort distance relationships. This makes it look as though the shortest routes between places invariably follow lines of latitude. The map user has no idea that direct routes often go over or near the poles or across a divided ocean. A REVOLUTIONARY NEW MAP FOR PEOPLE IN THE USA
Learn how natural phenomena creates your dynamic planet. The map features detailed descriptions of Plate Tectonics, earthquakes & tsunamis, volcanoes, hotspots and impact craters. There is also a dedicated inset looking at one of the most emotive subjects in today’s news; Global Warming and the melting Arctic ice cap. Stock map size is 36.5x52.5''. Stock map is only available in paper rolled with a thin film lamination. Regularly $49. On sale now for $24.50. Free shipping for two or more maps in the USA. plus our FREE 12-page color teacher's guide can be downloaded at: http://odt.org/images/EnvirWorldMap.Suppl_Info.rev2.pdf
One of the most unusual maps of the USA we've ever seen. A south-on-top map, it features meticulously hand-drawn rivers and mountain ranges. The divisions between states are represented by dotted lines, so one sees the physical relief features first and foremost. This is a view of North America as if one were seeing it from an orbiting space station somewhere over Canada. Approx. 2' x 3'. Free second map if you send us a JPG image of your colored-in version of the map.
You will be amazed at the elaborate detail of this map. A south-on-top map of Central and South America featuring meticulously hand-drawn rivers and mountain ranges. Approx. 2' x 3'. Seen as if one were viewing it from an orbiting space station, the physical relief features are prominent. It’s a perfect coloring activity for children or for families working together.
An excellent regional map of tremendous importance for the education of students and adults. Place names in as many as 8 different languages, depending on the languages used in the specific country. The scale is 1:4,000,000. Economical paper folded version. $19.95. Size: 35x49” Copyright-free teaching maps also available at additional cost.
Language Poster. Two years of research, design, and consultation with Stanford University linguists went into the production of this beautiful chart. Colorful and filled with fascinating and useful information. With it you can trace the history of the English language, find out how Tiwi relates to Pitjantjatjara, or discover the current top 12 languages of the world. Size of both the poster stock and paper/folded versions is approx 21'' x 33''. Available in heavy duty poster stock rolled in a tube $99.95. Or folded paper poster saddle stitched into a 12-page teacher's supplement with articles and activities for the classroom or home. $24.95
A fascinating 30 minute documentary exploring the history of how the Peters Equal Area World Map came into being. Includes scenes from THE WEST WING TV show that featured the map as well as cartographic critiques that show the tension and conflict that the Peters map generated amongst the cartographic establishment. Loaded with hours of bonus features! (see details below) 25+ video resources: Peters outtakes, Faith-based origins of the Peters Map and 7 movie trailers Print Resources: Peters Map Explanation, journal articles, State of the Village Report, & More 150+ PowerPoint images for your use in the classroom Ten MP3 Audio files Plus lesson plans & web linksIndividual Purchase Price: $39.95Institutional Purchase Price: $89.00If you cannot afford this DVD, we’ll donate a copy to you if you hold a screening that is open to the public. See Free DVD Request Tab (below).
[Ages 12+, 500 pieces] A topsy turvy world in 500 pieces! This jigsaw is based on the Hobo Dyer Equal Area Projection, but flipped - so not only does it have countries represented in the correct size in relation to one another (which most maps don't), it turns our normal perception of up and down on its head! Bonus: Includes 4 map postcards.Regular Price - $49.95
The book argues that we need to become aware of how we shape and use maps, and how they in turn shape us. Ultimately, it's about becoming aware of the 'meaning' behind the maps we use so we can reflect on and begin to create the kind of world we want. Order the original eBook and download a copy for your e-Reader (Apple, Kindle or PDF formats available). Or order the 2013 enhanced paperback edition which includes a 16 page User's Guide. One copy (paperback) to USA (includes shipping) $31.95 ---- (or original eBook under $10)One copy to Canada (includes shipping) $39.95 ---- One copy to all other destinations $45.95 ----- Bulk purchases - inquire by email email@example.com
Seeing Through Maps - Many Ways to See the World, 2nd editionThis revised edition of our best-seller takes a hard look at the truths and distortions contained in maps. Includes a provocative new chapter on the politics and power of mapping.You can download Chapter One - Visit our link, Free Maps & More!152 pages, 70+ images, 11'' x 8-1/2'' format, price $24.95Purchase companion DVD, Many Ways to See the World, SPECIAL PRICE only $41.95 - Save $22.95CLASSROOM sets available
With the look and feel of a real passport, this booklet is an engaging and upbeat resource for improving self-esteem - the "passport" to a happier, healthier life. Sections focus on the recognition of personal strengths, triumphs, and achievements -- the essential self-esteem catalysts. A great tool for individuals and groups; also makes a fantastic gift! Grades 6-adult. 32 pages - 3.75" x 6.25" format. Includes a great collection of multicultural quotes. Single Passport - $6.95Gift Pack of 6 - $33.00 Classroom Pack of 30 - $145.95
Includes two laminated maps:
Ambassador Pack A - durable materials for the classroom15 laminated maps shipped in a long tube or box. $159.95See detail page (click on image) for complete listing.or
Ambassador Pack B - compact, foldable & easy to store, shipped in a rectangular box (See detail page (click on image) for complete listing.)folded paper maps $159.9415 maps plus book and DVD shipped in a rectangular boxRetail value: over $285.See detail page (click on image) for complete listing.
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