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Antarctic Regions Map 1932
$29.95
SKU: 900XZA
Antarctic Regions Map 1932

Antarctic Regions Map 1932

$29.95
SKU: 900XZA
This early map of the Antarctic regions was published in October 1932, just a few years after Byrd's historical flight over the South Pole.

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This early map of the Antarctic regions was published in October 1932, just a few years after Byrd's historical flight over the South Pole. Parts of the inset maps were constructed using aerial photographs and the article "Mapping the Antarctic from the Air: The Aerial Camera Earns Its Place as the Eyes and Memory of the Explorer" appeared in the same issue of National Geographic.

The 1932 Antarctic Regions map features:
• Inset map of Byrd's South Pole flight
• Inset maps of King Edward VII Land and part of Marie Byrd Land, and Antarctic Archipelago
• Routes of explorers and airplane flights
• Unexplored regions
• Geographical features including mountains, glaciers and crevasses, shelf ice, sea ice, and land under perpetual snow and ice

Coverage Area: Antarctica

Geography Antarctic
Geotype Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Publisher National Geographic
Usage Type Classroom Maps
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