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MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« on: November 02, 2016, 01:13:55 pm »
after not being asked for such a map for maybe 24+ months, we got two requests in just 10 days...!
So now available - the 1st Edition of the AFRICA: Cape To Cairo Map; includes motorways, toll roads, major, minor and DIRT roads, main map scale: 1 : 4000 000. R125 incl. I reckon 10% of it's value is as an actual map, the other 90% is just to stare at it, dreaming/willing a Cape-to-Cairo trip to become reality...!

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2016, 01:18:09 pm »
How big does it open up as one big map?
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 01:20:57 pm »
How big does it open up as one big map?
... stand by....  :scratch:
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2016, 01:50:44 pm »
How big does it open up as one big map?
roughly 1 meter 40 long, and 1 meter wide.
it is BOTH sided, meaning that some of the detail is on the flip side.

See picture with tyre, for illustration of it's size.

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2016, 01:52:13 pm »
APOLOGIES - using a photo-handling program, and when I LOAD them they ARE right way up...  ;D
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2016, 02:35:59 pm »
I`ll take one please Chris :thumleft:
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2016, 02:43:21 pm »
I`ll take one please Chris :thumleft:
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2016, 02:53:04 pm »
Damn!! I bought one of these in 1991 (Michelin) - used it to travel to Northern Kenya & back in 1994 - I must dig it out and take a pic!!!
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2016, 03:38:52 am »
How big does it open up as one big map?
roughly 1 meter 40 long, and 1 meter wide.
it is BOTH sided, meaning that some of the detail is on the flip side.

See picture with tyre, for illustration of it's size.

Cheers
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Is there an atlas of Africa maps similar to the spirak bound Rand McNally books for the US?

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2016, 07:01:48 am »
I will take one,pick it up Saturday :thumleft:
 

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2016, 07:31:47 am »
How big does it open up as one big map?
roughly 1 meter 40 long, and 1 meter wide.
it is BOTH sided, meaning that some of the detail is on the flip side.

See picture with tyre, for illustration of it's size.

Cheers
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Is there an atlas of Africa maps similar to the spirak bound Rand McNally books for the US?

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You may want to check out the Tracks4Africa physical maps.  They are really handy, especially when used in conjunction with a GPS: https://tracks4africa.co.za/maps/about/paper/

For the most part, Google Maps will serve you just fine within the Republic itself.
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2016, 09:42:35 am »
I will take one,pick it up Saturday :thumleft:
whoops, thanks for popping in, we ran out of stock, AND failed to put your map away with your name on  :-[

OK, will order more Monday morning, and message you when received!
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2016, 10:18:48 am »
Im a sucker for paper maps.  How much stock do you have? Edition year?
 

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2016, 10:27:05 am »
Im a sucker for paper maps.  How much stock do you have? Edition year?
ordering stock on Monday, should take 3 days to GET stock in: I think map is 1st Edition - its a newish map we could not get before - will try and post here what actual year it is.

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2016, 10:37:39 am »
Im a sucker for paper maps.  How much stock do you have? Edition year?
ordering stock on Monday, should take 3 days to GET stock in: I think map is 1st Edition - its a newish map we could not get before - will try and post here what actual year it is.

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Is there a South Sudan on the map? That will be a good indication?
 

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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2016, 10:49:00 am »
Im a sucker for paper maps.  How much stock do you have? Edition year?
ordering stock on Monday, should take 3 days to GET stock in: I think map is 1st Edition - its a newish map we could not get before - will try and post here what actual year it is.

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Is there a South Sudan on the map? That will be a good indication?
will check next week.
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2016, 10:58:34 am »
You are right Chris.  So many roads....  I have been to most countries.  Via road up to DRC and back.  Would love to do it on my bike  ;D
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2016, 03:17:22 pm »
I will take one,pick it up Saturday :thumleft:
whoops, thanks for popping in, we ran out of stock, AND failed to put your map away with your name on  :-[

OK, will order more Monday morning, and message you when received!
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Hi Spank-Me: Cape to Cairo maps now back in stock; we have set one aside for you - thanks!
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Re: MAP: Africa, Cape-to-Cairo
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Is there a South Sudan on the map? That will be a good indication?
no South Sudan on the map, just the Suud mountains, within the south of Sudan...

Map is 1st Edition, printed in 2009.

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Africa Cape to Cairo Road Map is a highly detailed, easy-to-read full colour folding map with a 1 : 4 000 000 scale. Includes South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, DRC, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, Sudan, Eritrea, Egypt. Ideal for planning a trip across Africa, indicates dry desert areas and wet forested zones. All national and main interconnecting routes.
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« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2016, 03:50:01 pm »
Still waiting..... :'(
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