Madras Mysore Bangalore Bay of Bengal c.1979 huge National Atlas of India mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Cultural Landscape. Madras Plate.
(India / Mysore / Bangalore / Bay of Bengal / Arabian Sea).
Issued c.1979, Calcutta, for the Government's monumental multi-year project "National Atlas of India". (Survey of India).
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. Includes inset maps of Mysore, Bangalore, and Madras.
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, pilgirimage sites, ruins, forts, palaces, tombs, mosques, Jain & Hindu cave temples, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist & Hindu Temples, rest houses, telephone call offices, air plane routes, bridges and unbridged river crossing, mines, power stations (existing & under construction), cottage industry centres, places to view from, airports ranked by capacity, transportation and roads ranked by level of development, nature, fishing, forrests, , etc.
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 35 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 18"H x 32 3/4"W.