National Geographic Society brings a collection of geographic maps with the ‘World Atlas by National Geographic’ app. This app is specially developed for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This premium app was charged $1.99 earlier, but now they reduced the price at $0.99. So you can directly download this app from app store and save $1.
:: The Best Maps ::
Unlike other map applications, the National Geographic World Atlas utilizes our highest resolution, press-ready images, providing you the same rich detail, accuracy, and artistic beauty found in our award-winning wall maps and bound atlases. The app is preloaded with 3 different styles of world maps, down to country-level detail. With an internet connection, you can continue zooming through continent-level maps into detailed Microsoft Bing maps – close enough to see your home!
Browse the world as you once did in your classroom with the new interactive 3D globe. Spin, pan, rotate and switch between three different map styles including our classic (blue-ocean), executive (antique-inspired) and satellite image.
:: World Flags and Facts ::
Learn more about the world around you using the up-to-date, expertly researched Flags and Facts database which contains concise geographic and socio-economic data plus recent updates to places like Southern Sudan.
The new touch-and-hold feature makes learning about the Worlds nations and territories easier. Simply touch-and-hold a place on the 3D globe or any map to pop-up the locations flag-and-fact page.
:: Search and Bookmark ::
Bookmark your favorite places with push pins and notes. Center the map to your current position. Find places by name using the built-in index of major world cities or the full online search of nearly 7 million places.
World Atlas by National Geographic is a wonderful map app that covers nearly 7 million places of major world cities. The app features high resolution maps for all purposes. To access this app you would need an internet connection. There are three different styles of world maps, down to country-level detail. With this map you can see the press-ready images; get rich detail, accuracy, and artistic beauty.
Most of the apps in this genre try to find where you are and where you want to go. World Atlas offers something different. It is the best app to study maps of the world, of continents, of countries and learn about the places you would like to visit. As the price of this app has been dropped, you can try this app. This app worth the price.
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later. This app is totally free to download from iTunes.
Current Version: 2.2
Size: 69.1 MB