The Magellan World Map is vintage style map with modern geography.
We created special affects to design an old world appearance in the map. The detailed outlines and political boundaries are carefully prepared using modern GIS mapping software. The result is an accurate map with the look of a classical antique map.
About the Map: The Magellan World Map features special ocean terrain modeling and is named after the famous explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who pioneered the first ship that circumnavigated the world in the 16th century. The map includes historical details about Magellan's famous voyage.
Within this topographical map you'll find Wonders of the World, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the tallest peaks on every continent, the flows of ocean currents, and historical commentary. The amount of detail in our maps is truly impressive!
What's Included: 500 Map pins and pin case; Each map is individually made to order. We prepare the map with the hanging hardware so it's ready to use and enjoy. The map is nicely packaged and shipped in a large box.
Map Size vs. Outside Dimensions: Our sizing choices specify the size of the map itself. Our frame options will increase the overall size of your final product depending on your selection.
Maps sized 24 x 16 inches will total 26.5 x 18.5 inches with the frame
Maps sized 30 x 20 inches will total 34 x 24 inches with the frame
Maps sized 36 x 24 inches will total 40 x 28 inches with selection of a 2 inch frame
Maps sized 48 x 32 inches will total 52 x 36 inches with selection of a 2 inch frame
For specific dimensions, see our page on Map Finish Options
What is the difference between the maps?: Check out this outline of our world Map Comparisons.
Construction: The map is constructed as a high quality push pin map. Choose either Photo Satin Paper or Canvas. For additional comparisons, check out our video shown in the "Map Finish Options" section to the right on desktop or below on mobile.
The Satin Photo Paper Finish offers a modern and smooth surface for pinning. We mount the map on a high quality pin board using heavy machinery for a lasting bound.
For our Canvas Finish, we use premium cotton blend canvas, using archival inks, and finish the map with a protective coating that provides a satin sheen. We mount the map on a high quality pin board for a lasting bound.
Our frames are Made in the USA and produced exclusively for our maps.
Geographic Data: The map is created using a combination of satellites and developed entirely using numbers, measurements, and GIS software. Our custom terrain modeling is derived from SRTM Space Shuttle topographic data and it allows you to clearly see the topography of our planet. In addition, we also use NOAA oceanic data to display oceanic basins, currents, and plate tectonics.
Coordinating USA Map: The Magellan World Map pairs with our Magellan USA Map. Both maps feature the same colors and will look great in the same room. You can find all of our USA Maps within the Maps drop down menu at the top of our website.
Available As An Unframed Poster: If you would like an unframed version of this map, see Magellan World Map Poster
Primary Colors: Brown, yellow, cream, purple, green
✪ Modern Geography with current political boundaries
✪ Labeled USA States and Major Cities
✪ All 63 US National Parks
✪ Cartographic illustrations and historic commentary
✪ Current Wonders of the World
✪ Over 100 fascinating places on Earth
▲ Detailed Terrains for Mountains
✪ Elevation, Topography, and Landscape Modeling
▲Tallest Peaks on every continent
✪ Ocean elevation and sea floor modeling
✪ Labeled Oceanic Tectonic Ridges and Basins
✪ Labeled Major Ocean Currents and Trade Winds
Applications: This old world map design is ideal for home and office decor as well as for tracking past travels with push pins and planning for future adventures.
A Great Gift for: Travelers, Adventures, and geography enthusiasts. An impressive wedding or anniversary gift for travel lovers. The content is recommended for adults and youth who would like to learn more about the world.
Optionally Personalize your map: You can make it your own by adding a custom title, subtitle, legend, and our unique map compass. For ideas on custom titles, see the "Travel Quotes" section to the right on desktop or below on mobile.
Framed Push Pin Map: All framed maps and canvas wrap maps are designed to be used with push pins.
Giant Map Bonus: All 48x32 inch, 60x40 inch and 72x48 inch framed maps include 500 map pins; a special pin case; and fun goodies that make the map extra special. Each GIANT map order receives special attention and our individual oversight.
Production and Shipping Times: The amount of time it takes for your map to arrive depends on where you live and how fast you approve the proof if you’ve ordered a custom map. See Production & Shipping.
Quality and Guarantee: We stand behind our work and guarantee the construction and quality. Contact us if you have any problems with your map and we will coordinate to ensure you are very happy with your purchase.