Every serious study of geography begins with a meticulous world map---and this one's top-notch! Clear, colorful, politically up-to-date, and crammed with information, it measures 4' x 2'7" unfolded and includes time zones, a colorful chart representing the flags of the world, and a legend in six languages. Scale at equator: 1:35,000,000.
The award-winning, bestselling Penguin Map of the World by Michael Middleditch Clear, colourful, and crammed with information reflecting up-to-date world wide political changes, The Penguin Map of the World is a unique concept in maps. For the first time, Michael Middleditch's revised third edition includes all the flags of the world and updated political boundaries. The perfect travelling companion, this clever guide is light and slim enough to slip easily into a pocket or small bag, yet packs in a wealth of invaluable information. For many years Michael Middleditch was chief cartographer at Geographia. He created the Mapguides especially for Penguin, and there are four award-winning and highly successful titles in the series: New York, Paris, London and the Map of the World.
Michael Middleditch worked for many years as a cartographer for the publisher Geographia before founding his own company where he invented the hugely successful concept of the Mapguide. He has two grown-up children, and lives with his wife in St Albans, Hertfordshire.