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West Indies Map 1962

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Operation Bootstrap was the name given to ambitious projects which rapidly industrialized Puerto Rico in the 1950s, shifting the region's economy from agriculture to manufacturing. The article "Puerto Rico's Seven-league Bootstraps" accompanied this map of the West Indies in the December 1962 issue of National Geographic Magazine.

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Operation Bootstrap was the name given to ambitious projects which rapidly industrialized Puerto Rico in the 1950s, shifting the region's economy from agriculture to manufacturing. The article "Puerto Rico's Seven-league Bootstraps" accompanied this map of the West Indies in the December 1962 issue of National Geographic Magazine. This colorful and detailed work of cartography features inset maps of over two dozen islands as well as ocean bathymetry, currents, and prevailing winds.

The 1962 West Indies map features:
• Insets of over two dozen islands
• Capitals, cities, and towns
• Pan-American highway system, freeways, roads, railroads, canals, and places with scheduled air service
• Ocean bathymetry, prevailing winds, and warm currents
• Political administration of islands noted
• Missile tracking stations
• Oil fields and pipelines

Coverage Area: West Indies, Panama, Costa Rica, northern Columbia, northern Venezuela

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Geography West Indies
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
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Publisher NG Classic

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    We purchased this along with the Vacationlands of North America map and they go together beautifully! The print quality and coloring is great. I had it custom framed with a combo dry mount and cork backing, and we'll use it to pin all the places we've been.

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