Top 10 Christmas Gifts for the Geographer in your Life

Thu 7th Dec 2017

Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Geographer in your life

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on and with only 17 more shopping days till the big day time is running out to find the perfect present for the Geographer in your life. Well not to worry, if your special someone loves GIS, has an interest in maps or works with aerial imagery, our last minute gift guide will help to inspire you.

In compiling our list we have scoured all the shops and done all the research to bring the top 10 gifts for a Geography lover straight to you. From stocking fillers to larger presents with a range of prices and options you will be sure to find the perfect present below.

1. LANY: Ariel Photographs of Los Angeles and New York - £18.91

This book is perfect for anyone who loves or is fascinated by aerial photography. The book tells the tales of two cities by taking a birds-eye view of the two mega cities. The contrasts between the two cities is striking with New York's high rises and neat grid layout differing vastly from the laid back urban sprawl and freeways of LA. This would make the perfect addition to any book lovers collection.

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2. Handmade Wooden Map of Ireland Puzzle - £29

The perfect gift for the budding young Geographer in your life. The jigsaw outlines all the counties in Ireland and are a great way to learn more about the geography of a country. Available for other countries, including Great Britain, USA, Europe and the world, this will help keep your little geographer entertained over Christmas.

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3. London Tube Map Bow Tie - £5

A great stocking filler, this gift is made for the style conscious map lover! Made from an actual paper London Tube Map and coated in clear protective plastic, this is truly a unique gift.

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4. Scratch Map - £18.95

reat for the travel and geography lover! With a gold foil top layer that is removed once a country has been visited, the map makes it easy to see all the destinations you have been to and will help plan future trips. The scratch map is a great gift for all ages and would be a fantastic addition to brighten any office or study wall.

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5. Map Whisky Tumblers - £14.99

These classy glasses will make the perfect gift for the whisky and map lover in your life. Etched with the streets and neighbourhoods of your favourite cities from around the world, this gift will surely get a toast raised to you this Christmas. Just make sure not to use them as a navigational tool after a couple of glasses!

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6. Personalised Nine Map Print - £195

Created using pieces of real vinatge maps, this gift would go down well with any map enthusiast or art lover. All nine map pieces can be chosen to represent the special or memorable locations of events important to you and you special one from anywhere in the world.

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7. The Great British Colouring Map: A Colouring Journey Around Britain - £16.85

Another great stocking filler, this gift will keep your Geographer busy over the Christmas period. Featuring the coasts, towns, forests and countryside of Great Britain and based on the maps of the Ordnance Survey, the colouring book will help any map lover to relax and unwind after a long day in the office.

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8. Mini Pocket drone - £29.99

Perfect for Christmas Day entertainment and a great starter gift for anyone interested in drones or aerial photography. Weighing just 222g the drone is controlled via a smartphone and will enable anyone to have a go and hone their drone flying skills. Just watch out for any low hung Christmas decorations!

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9. 3 Pack Waterproof Notepads - £14.99

Ideal for the survey or field worker in your life. Is you special person always on the go and working in the field? These waterproof notepads work with any standard pen or pencil and will even work when submerged underwater, ensuring your favourite Geographer can always keep on working no matter how hard the rain falls!

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10. Multicoloured Printed World Explorer Bedding Set - £35

After a hard day working on or with maps, what better way to relax or unwind then under this map duvet set?! Available in a range of sizes to suit any bed, this bedding set will help event the hardest of sleepers drift off at night.

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