Antarctica world map. Antarctica is one of 7 continents illustrated on our blue ocean laminated map of the world. Geographic sources disagree as to whether it is surrounded by the southern ocean or the south pacific ocean south atlantic ocean and indian ocean. Antarctica on a world wall map. It is divided by the transantarctic mountains.
Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by piri reis a famous admiral of the turkish fleet in the sixteenth century. The world latitude and longitude map provides the latitude and longitude of countries and different places across the world and world map equator. To design a map of the world is no easy task. Piri reis map of antarctica ice free.
However we take pride in the fact we have grown the company on custom mapping and gis consulting. Map world services 2000 is a calgary based map store selling an array of maps globes gps and nautical charts. Antarctica is the southernmost continent and includes the south pole. Shown on the image above with a dashed red line this parallel of latitude sits at approximately 66330 south of the equator.
Because maps represent the spherical earth in 2d form they cannot help but be distorted which is why greenland and antarctica usually look far more. The consulting side of our business consists of converting data into a map format then displaying the data into digital or physical media. The name antarctica is the romanised version of the greek compound word antarktikh antarktike feminine of antarktikos antarktikos meaning opposite to the arctic opposite to the north. This map shows a combination of political and physical features.
On average it is the coldest.