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Founded in 1915 as the Cartographic Group, the first division of National Geographic, 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.
• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Shuttle MapNational Geographic’s Canadian Rockies Destination Map strikes the easiest balance between map and guidebook and is a perfect resource for touring this culturally and geographically unique region. Canada’s share of the Rocky Moutains averages approximately 100 miles across (160 kilometers) and runs from Waterton Lakes National Park on the Alberta-Montana border northwest towards the Yukon territory.The front side of the Canadian Rockies DestinationMap reveals a map of the Alberta-British Columbia border region in the range’s southern half, which is home to the many beautiful and accessible parks for which the Canadian Rockies are famous. Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Glacier, and Kootenay National Parks are featured in addition to a comprehensive road network including the Trans-Canada highway and Icefields Parkway. Indian reserves, provincial parks, secure and natural areas, wilderness, and recreation areas are featured on the map. Photographs highlight points of interest including the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Natural Bridge, and Cave and Basin Natural Historic Site.The reverse side of the map provides invaluable content for travelers, including a chart and important information regarding Banff, Glacier, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, Waterton Lakes, and Yoho National Parks. Visitor resources including airports, buses and shuttles, railways and parks and camping products and services are featured in addition to information on weather, geology, flora and fauna, history and culture, and out of doors recreation opportunities including hiking, climbing and winter sports.Each Destination Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of any roughly Shuttle.Map Scale = 1:710,000Sheet Size = 25.5″ x 37.75″Folded Size = 4.25″ x 9.25″