Delhi New Delhi Simla airports cave temples 1979 National Atlas of India mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Cultural Landsape. Delhi Plate.
(India / New Delhi / Simla).
Issued c.1979, Calcutta, for the Government's monumental multi-year project "National Atlas of India". (Survey of India).
The cartographic details seen here are found nowhere else in this unique level of detail or combination on other maps. These include features such as archaeological sites, places of touristical interest, air ports, ruins, forts, palaces, tombs, mosques, Buddhist, Hindu & Jain cave temples, air plane routes, bridges and unbridged river crossing, mines, power stations (existing & under construction), light houses, etc.
Excellent oversized late-20th century color printed map. Not to be confused with their much more common small quarto size maps of this era. Excellent level of detail not possible on smaller maps.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 22 1/2"H x 32"W.
Printed area measures c. 18 1/2"H x 24"W.