Synopses & Reviews
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map
National Geographic's Belize 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 = 1:400,000
Coverage Highlights - Protected Area Boundaries to include: National Parks, Nature Reserves, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Mangrove Reserves, National and Public Reserves, Bird Sanctuaries, Forest Reserves, Archeological Reserves, Marine Reserves, Spawning Aggregation Grounds, and Private Reserves. - Archeological Sites and Ruins locations - UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Detailed road network - Belize City and San Pedro Insets - Popular Diving and fishing locations - Travel information - Detailed interpretive information to include the Blue Hole, the ruins of Tikal (Guatemala) with locational map, the Barrier Reef System, information on the many culture, history, and districts of Belize.
- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Travel Map
National Geographic's Belize Adventure Map, created in cooperation with Biodiversity & Environmental Resource Data System (BERDS) of Belize and Academex Digital Publishing, is a complete travel guide to this coastal Central American country. Hundreds of points of interest, a road network and topographic features and combined in one expertly researched map showing the country in its entirety along with neighboring areas in Guatemala, Mexico and Honduras. Also provided is background information of the country's various districts, highlighting each area's unique features. While the reverse side of the map provides valuable information of such popular destinations as the Belize Barrier Reef, The Blue Hole and Tikal, illustrated with stunning photographs. Inset maps of Belize City, San Pedro and Tikal provide extra detail of these hotspots.
A user-friendly index of protected areas, including national parks, bird and wildlife sanctuaries, natural monuments and archeological, forest, marine, public and private reserves, will help you find your adventure site. Then, plan your route with the mapped road network which includes major roads as well as dirt and gravel roads, for those wishing to travel off the beaten path. Additional transportation features mapped include airstrips, ferry routes and harbors. Along the way, find cultural, historical, ecological and adventure points of interest, such as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Maya sites, ruins, lighthouses, caves, beaches, museums and areas for wildlife viewing, sailing, snorkeling, diving and fishing.
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 = 1:400,000
- 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.