The history of mapmaking, which began with Ptolemy of Egypt, reflects the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the world. This 17-month calendar presents lavishly illustrated and meticulously drawn maps representing the golden age of mapmaking that traced the routes of Columbus, Magellan, and other Europeans who ventured into the unknown.
Choosing a Silver Lining calendar can reduce the size of your carbon footprint. Since 2008, Silver Lining has saved 12,921 fully grown trees and over five million gallons of water! These calendars conserve natural resources, reduce pollution, and preserve endangered forests by using 100% recycled paper that is bleached without the use of chlorine. Traditional petroleum-based inks have been replaced by soy-based inks. Even the shrink-wrap and corrugated packaging are made out of recycled materials.