All pinboard maps need a solid backing before they can be framed and shipped to the customer. The three most common materials for this task are Gatorboard, Cork Board and Foam Core. In this article, we will discuss the differences between the three materials and will highlight why Gatorboard is the best material for producing a framed map.
A remarkable thing happened when an ancient Greek historian surveyed the lands beyond his region in circa 500 BC. Hecataeus of Miletus (Greek city in Turkey) became the first surveyor, historian, and cartographer.
Maps can be inspirational and educational. When they are skillfully created, they are a worthy investment. The depth of information, illustrations, and references should support exploration and inspiration to learn more about the world.