Located in Northwestern Mexico, the Baja California Peninsula is a popular travel destination for its abundant recreation and conservation opportunities. National Geographic's Baja South Adventure Map covers with unparalleled detail the state of Baja California Sur, in more sparsely populated southern half of the peninsula are some of the Gulf of California Islands. The northern side of the map covers the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco, Bahia Loreto and El Vizcaino. The southern side covers the state capital La Paz, Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and Corredor Los Cabos. Inset maps give extensive detail to these popular areas.
Cultural, historical, recreational and ecological points of interest, a road network and topographic features are all combined on this easy to use and expertly researched map. With such specialized content, this map is the perfect compliment to any guidebook. Pinpointed are missions, ruins, museums, lighthouses, scenic viewpoints, wildlife viewing spots, beaches and areas for surfing, diving, fishing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling and whale watching. The detailed road network includes not only major highways and toll roads but also gravel and dirt roads, to help you get off the beaten path. Moreover, a table of distances is provided as are ferry routes, railroads and an index of protected areas and select towns.
Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.