Canada Geological Tectonic Wall Map 1950 huge rare 5' wide British ColumbiaBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Tectonic Map of Canada. Lambert Conformal Conic Projection - Standard Parallels. Prepared by the Geological Association of Canada with the Support of the Geological Society of America.
(Wall maps- mid-20th century North America- Geological Survey of Canada- British Columbia- New Foundland- Labrador).
Issued 1945, Canada, official survey. Lambert Conformal Conic Projection.
Significant and uncommon monumental mid-20th century wall map. Color lithographed, printed on a huge single sheet of paper, then linen backed as issued.
Measures almost five feet wide, over three feet tall, still mounted to original circular wooden rollers with tiny brass rings for hanging.
Arctic Islands north of Latitude 75' inset top right. Lake Michigan with Chicago at bottom center, British Columbia to Alaska at left side, Newfoundland and Hudson Bay at right.
A pleasing and well preserved visual example. Extensive detailed color coded key lower left for 20+ specific features relating to rocks, geology, earth surface and structural features, etc.
Map measures c. 38" x 58".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1.