What's New

This update addresses a small bug that occurred when tapping the following territories and islands:
- Kerguelen Islands (France)
- Île Amsterdam (France)
- Crozet Islands (France)
- South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (United Kingdom)

New from version 3.2:
This release addresses and fixes a number of stability issues and crashes that were related backgrounding, missing data in the weather feeds, extended use, and more. As always, we very much appreciate your feedback as we strive to improve and enhance this app, please keep your comments and questions coming to apps@ngs.org.

In addition to the stability improvements, we have made a number of visual and functional updates, including:
• Tip text now positions correctly after device reorientation,
• Search & find window displays full A to Z jump list, in response to a few users unable to find countries that started with "Z"

App Description

National Geographic has taken its award-winning World Atlas and updated it completely for 2013 with a new look, improved functionality, and brand new features.

ALL MAPS UPDATED
• All National Geographic maps are in HD for retina-displays, giving you the best viewing experience possible.
• New infographics enhance each country's Flags and Facts section.
• Better measurement tools give you even more accuracy.

NEW FEATURES
• Store your pins in the cloud and share them across devices. Plan a trip on your iPad, then use your customized map on your iPhone.
• Add and customize collections of map pins
• Get up-to-the-minute weather
• Check the latest currency conversion rates, or use the currency calculator to convert from one currency to another
• See latitude and longitude indications directly, with a tap of your finger.

ABOUT THE WORLD ATLAS
The National Geographic World Atlas brings you the highest resolution images available, delivering the stunning detail, accuracy, and beauty National Geographic is known for.

THE LOOK
See the world in any style you prefer: classic (blue ocean), antique, satellite, or road map style (provided by Bing maps).

THE GLOBE
Spin, pan, and zoom in on the world with our interactive 3-D globe and seamless world map layers. Place pins to mark spots and save them for later.

FLAGS AND FACTS
Get up-to-date information on every country and capital city in the world, including socio-economic data, demographics, weather, and currency.

**All maps, pins, and latitude-longitude coordinates are for reference-use only, and are not meant for navigational use.

**Please Note: this app requires an initial network (cellular or wifi) connection to download maps for offline use.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

November 10, 2013 New version 3.4
September 26, 2013 New version 3.3
September 05, 2013 New version 3.2.1
June 05, 2013 New version 3.1
March 16, 2013 New version 3.0.4
February 27, 2013 New version 3.0.3
April 01, 2010 Initial Release

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