Synopses & Reviews
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map
National Geographic's Everest Base Camp 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 = 36.00 x 24.00
- Folded Size = 4.25 x 9.25
- Scale = 1:50,000
The very name evokes majesty, mystery and magnificence! Earth's highest peaks soar above, beckoning adventurers to one of the world's most dramatic regions.Includes trail routes, villages, cultivated areas, park boundaries, and points of interest. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant material that stands up to the rigors of travel.
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Travel Map
Outdoor adventurers trekking in the Himalayas will find National Geographic's Everest Base Camp Adventure Map an essential tool while preparing for their ascent up the world's highest mountain. This expertly researched map covers with unparalleled detail the area from the town of Lukla, through Sagarmatha National Park to Mt. Everest's South Base Camp located in Nepal, including major and minor trek routes, topographical information and points of interest. The neighboring Makalu Barun National Park is covered along with sections of the Mahalangur, Hinku and Kyashar Himals and the China-Nepal Border.
An index of places, passes, lakes and peaks, including Mt. Everest, will help you find both destinations and obstacles along on your adventure. Topographic information such as contour lines, elevations, mapped peaks and passes, water features, glaciers and forested areas will aid in your navigation. Other pinpointed features include with airports, campsites, lodging facilities, temples, monasteries, chortens, caves, waterfalls, hot springs and settlements. A multi-lingual legend (in English, German, French and Italian) will assist in your communication with international explorers.
The reverse side displays a map of Nepal in its entirety along with inset maps the Kathmandu region and of the Thamel neighborhood. These inset maps show roads, hotels, embassies and consulates, police stations, banks, shopping complexes, hospitals and places of worship. Included also is background information about visiting and trekking in Nepal.
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 = 1:50,000
- Sheet Size = 36" x 24"
- Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
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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.