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Western Soviet Union Map 1959
$14.95
SKU: 900XYA
Western Soviet Union Map 1959

Western Soviet Union Map 1959

$14.95
SKU: 900XYA
This Cold War era map of the Western Soviet Union appeared in National Geographic Magazine in September 1959 with two articles on the region. Three years prior, Soviet military force was used to suppress uprisings in Poland and Hungary.

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This Cold War era map of the Western Soviet Union appeared in National Geographic Magazine in September 1959 with two articles on the region. Three years prior, Soviet military force was used to suppress uprisings in Poland and Hungary. This era also saw the Soviets launch the first artificial satellite into orbit, beginning the space race with the United States.

The 1959 Western Soviet Union map features:
• National and Soviet Socialist Republic capitals, cities, and towns
• 1938 Soviet boundaries
• Railroads, roads, canals, and places with scheduled air service
• Ocean bathymetry
• Mountain relief, rivers, lakes, swamps, tundra, deserts, and areas below sea level
• Oil fields and pipelines
• Ruins

Coverage Area: Western Soviet Union, Finland, Turkey, northern Sweden, northern Norway, eastern Poland, eastern Romania, eastern Bulgaria

Geography Western Soviet Union
Geotype Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Publisher National Geographic
Usage Type Classroom Maps
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