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  • The World Atlas Mobile App

    The World Atlas Mobile App

    The National Geographic World Atlas brings you the highest resolution map images available to your iPhone,iPad, or iPod touch, delivering the stunning detail, accuracy, and beauty National Geographic is known for.

  • Atlas of the World, 10th Edition

    Atlas of the World, 10th Edition

    Celebrating 100 years of award-winning cartography, our world atlas is the essential resource you need to make sense of our fast-paced, ever changing planet.

  • Who Were the First Americans?

    Who Were the First Americans?

    Archaeological evidence now firmly suggests human occupation began some 15,500 years ago, not 13,000 years ago, as previously thought.

  • How Close Are You to a Superfund Site?

    How Close Are You to a Superfund Site?

    In 1980 Congress created the Superfund to pay for the cleanup of the country's most hazardous waste sites. There are currently more than 1,700 of these waste sites.

  • Ebola: Tracking the Outbreak

    Ebola: Tracking the Outbreak

    See where West African countries are currently battling the recent outbreak of Ebola.

  • 1,200 Years of Turbulence in 5 Maps

    1,200 Years of Turbulence in 5 Maps

    Iraq, the region once known as the cradle of civilization, has seen significant changes.

  • The World's Hardest Geography Test

    The World's Hardest Geography Test

    Becoming a London cabbie is as hard as becoming a U.S. Navy SEAL.

     

  • World Map of Ocean Trash

    World Map of Ocean Trash

    A Spanish expedition maps trash in all five ocean collection zones for the first time and makes a discovery.

  • 9 Cities That Love Their Trees

    9 Cities That Love Their Trees

    Some cities are working harder than others to preserve their tree canopies.

  • Disputed Territories Around the World

    Disputed Territories Around the World

    Territorial disputes are nothing new, but political analysts warn of a rise in tensions because of Russia's bold move into Crimea.

  • Nat Geo Maps Show Big Changes

    Nat Geo Maps Show Big Changes

    The world we're mapping now is a very different place than it was 50 years ago.

  • Nat Geo's Cartographic Typefaces

    Nat Geo's Cartographic Typefaces

    Our maps have long been known for their distinctive typefaces. But few outside the Society know little of the history that lies behind them.

  • How Do We Change Maps?

    How Do We Change Maps?

    Cape Verde's name change to Cabo Verde prompted us to take a behind-the-scenes peek at how National Geographic handles ever shifting maps.

  • Nat Geo Maps Launch in Google

    Nat Geo Maps Launch in Google

    Google Maps Gallery brings classic National Geographic cartography online.

     

  • Atlas Puzzles

    Atlas Puzzles

    Time yourself and challenge your friends to solve these jigsaw puzzles created using map plates from our eighth-edition atlas.

  • Travel and Hiking Maps

    Travel and Hiking Maps

    Explore National Geographic's collection of travel and outdoor recreation maps.