Synopses & Reviews
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map
National Geographic's Costa Rica AdventureMap is designed to meet the unique needs of adventure travelers with its durability and accurate information. This folded map provides global travelers with the perfect combination of detail and perspective, highlighting hundreds of points of interest and the diverse and unique destinations within the country.
The map includes the locations of cities and towns with a user-friendly index, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for major highways, main roads, and tracks and trails for those seeking to explore more remote regions.
Every AdventureMap is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel. Each is two-sided and can be folded to a packable size of (4.25" x 9.25"); unfolded size is (26" x 38").
- Waterproof and tear-resistant
- Accurate topography/terrain with a clearly labeled road network
- Hundreds of points of interest, including the locations parks and nature reserves, protected lands, historical and cultural attractions
- Thousands of place names including towns and natural features; detailed place names index
- Important travel networks including airports, lighthouses, ferry routes and rail lines
- Updated regularly to ensure accuracy
Proceeds from the sale of National Geographic maps go to support the National Geographic Society's vital exploration, conservation, research and education programs.
- Sheet Size = 25.50 x 37.75
- Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
- Scale = 1:350,000
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Travel Map
Created in cooperation with Instituto Geografico Nacional, National Geographic's Costa Rica Adventure Map is designed to meet the needs of all adventure travelers in this tropical tourist hotspot. Indexes of towns and protected areas, such as National Wildlife Refuges and Parks, wetlands, nature reserves and other natural attractions as well as pinpointed recreational, ecological, cultural, and historic destinations are combined with the clearly mapped road network of primary and secondary roads, to help you explore on and off the beaten path. Such specialized content, not available on traditional road maps, makes the map the perfect companion to National Geographic's Costa Rica Traveler Guide or any other guidebook.
Coverage includes the country in its entirety along with many of its islands including an inset map of Cocos Island (Isla de Coco), the UNESCO World Heritage Site. An inset of capital San Jose, provides in-depth detail of the capital, including notable buildings, churches, embassies, parks and churches. Recreation and adventure activities marked along the country's shorelines including areas for surfing, diving and fishing as well as labeled natural features, such as freshwater and saltwater swamps, mangroves and reefs. Background information about the region, traveling regulations and a conservation overview will further enhance your trip preparation.
Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough -- capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.
- Map Scale = 1:350,000
- Sheet Size = 25.5" x 37.75"
- Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
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.