National Geographic Mount Everest 50th Anniversary Wall Map (31.25 X 20.25 In) (National Geographic Reference Map) (Not Folded)

National Geographic Mount Everest 50th Anniversary Wall Map (31.25 X 20.25 In) (National Geographic Reference Map) By National Geographic Maps Cover Image

National Geographic Mount Everest 50th Anniversary Wall Map (31.25 X 20.25 In) (National Geographic Reference Map) (Not Folded)

$24.95


Backordered

As seen in the May 2003 issue of National Geographic, this double-sided map celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's ascent to the summit of Mt. Everest. Side one features a digital rendering of Mount Everest created from infrared images taken by the space shuttle combined with stereo photographs taken from a jet aircraft. The work of generations of surveyors--stretching back to the days of George Everest himself--undergirds like bedrock this most detailed digital model of Mount Everest. The reverse side shows a map of Sagarmatha National Park and surrounding areas. Inset maps and informative sidebars describe the Sherpas, special locations in the area, the growth in visitors to the region, and the routes taken by famous Everest expeditions.

The map is packaged in a two inch diameter tube with a label showing a thumbnail of the map with dimensions and other pertinent information.

Map Scale = 1:90,000Sheet Size = 31.25" x 20.25"
Product Details ISBN: 9780792249931
ISBN-10: 0792249933
Publisher: National Geographic Maps
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 2
Language: English
Series: National Geographic Reference Map