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Hi, I'm interested in designing/customizing a simple world map.  

 

I'm looking for vector world maps that I can play with and customize.  

 

I've found a few Illustrator files online though I'm not sure they are up to date.  

 

Can you recommend a (preferably free) source for these?

 



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Try Natural Earth



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How much detail do you need?

Just country outlines or more?

What size document do you intend to create?

We can give you an Illustrator file made from the basic world country GIS data set that we include with MAPublisher.


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Have you looked at the various SVG maps on Wikimedia Commons?


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Try Natural Earth

Thanks this looks like a great resource.



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How much detail do you need?

Just country outlines or more?

What size document do you intend to create?

We can give you an Illustrator file made from the basic world country GIS data set that we include with MAPublisher.

Level of detail--country outlines and major cities and a topographical layer, at least for the ocean floor.

I would like to print this about 4 or 5 feet wide.



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Have you looked at the various SVG maps on Wikimedia Commons?

I haven't, thanks.  They look good except I would like to have separate layers for elements such as borders, water, land etc... so that I can adjust them as desired.  Nonetheless this is a good resource so thanks for the recommendation.






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