Happy 100th, Nat Geo Cartographic!

Happy Birthday, National Geographic! This month National Geographic Cartographic celebrates 100 years of map making. Over the past century, National Geographic's cartographic department has produced maps charting the night sky, the ocean floor and all the continents in between. (The full count is: 438 supplement maps, thousands of maps for the magazine, ten world atlases, dozens of globes -- even maps in digital form).

In celebration, we’re highlighting their line of Adventure Maps to countries across the globe. Don’t miss this fascinating article on the development of National Geographic Cartographic and browse our sister site, Longitude Maps for a wide selection of National Geographic folded and wall maps.