Endangered Earth Map
Issue: December 1988
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Endangered Earth Map
Item#: X NGC 121988b

The new millenium finds us at a historical transition between a waorld inherited and one profoundly different--a global biosphere whose vital functions we have altered. Published on the 100th anniversary of the National Geographic Society, this amazing map is really an Earth Science primer for the issues and challenges surrounding our Endangered Earth.

The 1988 Endangered Earth map features:
• Centerpiece is a beautiful world map showing the physical earth and oceans
• World map insets showing the Ice Age vegetation 18,000 years ago, and Greeenhouse-effect vegetation zones
• A timeline, entitled, "People and planet: a troubled partnership. An amazing graphic shows population growth from 16,000 BC to the present, demonstrating how advances in agriculture and public health have enabled the human race to burgeon--and over-populate the earth.
• Descriptions of growing threats, including population pressure, air and water pollution, rise in ozone levels, species extinctions, and more
• Inset showing a Peru-Ecaudor upwelling, illustrating how rapidly the oceans can change
• Inset showing Minnesotas Borreal Forest, and the pressures on it from human intervention

Coverage Area: The World, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Antarctica

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This map requires 7 business days to print and laminate prior to shipping.

Appearing in the December 1988 issue of the National Geographic Magazine, this Endangered Earth map has been reproduced from its original cartography in order to bring to life a beautiful poster previously only seen in National Geographic Magazine. This reproduction holds true to the high standards that National Geographic Maps are known for.

Perfect for home, office or classroom, this map also makes a great gift. Map collectors will surely want to add this map to their library.

The Paper version is printed on high quaility semi-gloss paper, perfect for framing.

The Laminated version uses 3mm laminate on both sides for durability, is easy to clean and markable.

From the National Geographic Classic Maps collection, this reproduction is just one of hundreds of titles available here. These maps are Printed on Demand. Sizes are approximate and may vary due to the nature of the trimming and laminating processes.
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