The iconic illustrations by Austrian artist Heinrich Berann have been digitized in high resolution for the first time, three decades after they were created.
Sixty-five years after the first climbers summited Mount Everest, we look back on our most stunning maps of the mountain.
A century ago, National Geographic magazine started creating supplement maps, designed to adorn walls and explore every corner of our Earth in intricate detail. Here are some of the best.
More than 6,000 maps from the magazine's 130-year-long history have been digitally compiled for the first time.
The Muggletonians believed that Earth was the center of the universe—and made beautiful maps to prove it.
A 1957 map shows that Soviet visitors were barred from most of New York’s Long Island—and the entire state of Washington.
While the Olympic spotlight is on Korea, see the intriguing ways that mapmakers have depicted the peninsula over centuries.
For centuries, mapmakers have conjured up islands that only exist in the imagination.
See how mapmakers painstakingly kept pace in an era when America’s road network was constantly expanding.
A time capsule in more ways than one, a 1955 map features dozens of Santas cavorting all over the world.
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