Canada Geological Survey wall map 1945 huge linen backed rare map Mines GeologyBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Canada Department of Mines and Resources. Mines and Geology Branch Bureau of Geology and Topography, Map 820A, Published, 1945.
Geological Map of the Dominion of Canada.
(Wall maps- mid-20th century North America- Geological Survey of Canada).
Issued 1945, Canada, official survey. Lambert Conformal Conic Projection.
Significant and uncommon monumental mid-20th century wall map. Linen backed as issued, five feet wide, over three feet tall, mounted to original turned and painted wooden rollers.
Arctic Islands north of Latitude 75' inset top right. Lake Michigan with Chicago at bottom center.
A pleasing and well preserved visual example. Two huge color lithographed sheets joined by publisher as issued, light surface scuffing near bottom from roller offset. Extensive detailed color coded key lower left for 30+ specific types of rocks.
Map measures c. 40" x 60".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1.