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Top Of The World Map 1969

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In the mid 1960s, the USSR and US were in the midst of a cold war in which each nation was acutely aware of its proximity to the other.

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In the mid 1960s, the USSR and US were in the midst of a cold war in which each nation was acutely aware of its proximity to the other. The Top of the World map, published in November of 1965, offers a truly unique view that features the Arctic Polar Region at its center. Shown on this map are the "Early Warning Lines" in case of imminent nuclear attack from the USSR. This beautiful map is both a cartographic and historical masterpiece. Dazzling cartography and attention to detail make this a real collectors edition.

The 1965 Top of the World map features:
• View of the top of the world with the North Polar region at its center
• Beautiful cartography that highlights international boundaries, peppered with thousands of place names
• Detailed ocean currents in the northernmost regions of the world
• An inset showing the relation of North America to Europe and the Middle East
• Principal railways, important airports, canals, Arctic roads and trails, and passes
• Early Warning Lines in case of imminent nuclear attack on the US by the USSR
• Airline distances between major cities on the map

Coverage Area: Arctic polar region, northern US, Canada, northern Europe, northern USSR

Additional Information

Geography Arctic polar region, Northern US, Canada, Northern Europe, Northern USSR
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
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Publisher NG Classic

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