The South American continent as seen from space with international borders and a 10° latitude and longitude grid, in Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area projection. It shows land cover in brilliant color and in unparalleled detail as it appears in the month of August. This time of the year has the most snow cover.
This satellite image map is the most accurate and up to date such map available today. The land imagery is based on data collected by NASA's MODIS satellite instrumentation in August 2004.
Thousands of the continent’s physical features can easily be seen from the mighty Amazon River to the man made Panama Canal and features as contrasting as the verdant Amazon jungle to the moonscape of Patagonia and much more.
This wall map is printed on 24lb. premium coated bond paper. It is also laminated on both sides using 3mm hot lamination, which protects your wall map and allows you to write on it with dry-erase markers.