About the Author
Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group
, the first division of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Maps
has been responsible for illustrating the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.Today, National Geographic Maps
continues this mission by creating the world's best wall maps, recreation maps, atlases, and globes which inspire people to care about and explore their world. All proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the Society's non-profit mission to increase global understanding and promote conservation of our planet through exploration, research, and education.