Detailed Map of the World with White Background:
This beautiful map features political geography of the land and physical geography of the seafloors. Use the comprehensive referencing in the map to visualize all nations and major cities in the world. This map also features historical and significant destinations in the world. The map is a delight to explore and plan travels!
The oceanography is based on scientific data (using over 2 billion data points and NOAA bathymetry) showing the topography of the seafloor including the ocean ridges, plate tectonics, and more! The geography of the island formations and continental shelves are fascinating to explore!
About The Map: The Humboldt World Travel Map features a crisp white background and beautiful soft color scheme that's sure to impress any home decor enthusiast. The map is named after Alexander von Humboldt, the Prussian geographer and naturalist.
This colorful map highlights extraordinary destinations such as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the 7 Modern Wonders of the World, the locations of ancient trade routes, and much more. We use professional GIS mapping software to accurately depict the Earth's geography, from the largest country to the smallest capital city. This data is then layered with fascinating commentary about history, culture, and geography.
Our Humboldt Push Pin World Map allows you to track where you have traveled or where you plan to visit in the future. You can use a variety of push pin colors to mark these destinations and to showcase all of your greatest adventures. Use this beautiful map as a conversation piece and to decorate any wall within your home or office.
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.
Coordinating USA Map: The Humboldt World Map pairs with our White USA Map. They both 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 Humboldt World Map Poster
Primary Colors: Purple, green, blue, white
✪ Geographic and historic commentary
▲ Detailed Terrains for Mountains
► Elevation and Landscape Modeling (Deserts & Tropical)
► Climate Modeling for snow covered regions and sea ice
✪ Wonders of the World and highlights over 100 fascinating places on Earth
✪ Exceptional National Parks around the world
✪ All 63 US National Parks
▲Tallest Peaks on every continent (special annotation)
✪ Named oceanic tectonic ridges and basins, ocean currents and Trade Winds
✪ Our ultra-fabulous and accurate terrain and ocean floor elevation modeling.
*Ocean, Seas, Gulfs, Straits, Basins, Ridges, Countries, USA states
Applications: This modern world map design is ideal for home and office decor as well as 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.