Longitude Announces Offering of Rare Soviet Maps of U.S. Cities

MINNEAPOLIS - June 28, 2016 - Longitude Maps is announcing the sale of historic U.S. city maps developed by the Soviet Union military.

Developed in the Cold War era, the maps were part of an undertaking by the Soviet military to record the entire world, and featured a then-unprecedented level of detail and accuracy, including street width and building-types. In fact, the documents are so precise that they are still used to place international boundary lines on official U.S. Government maps.

Despite nearly 30 years since the creation of new content, the maps remain a source of fascination and intrigue for collectors, historians and city planners, among others.  A recent Wired Magazine article highlights the lengths many have gone to in-order to procure the previously highly-confidential maps.
 
Maps of various United States cities are available at a 25,000:1 scale as individual sheets or series for selected cities with additional cities of the world obtainable upon request. The maps are often used for wall art or to enhance a collection.  
 
Please  contact us for more information.
 
About Longitude Maps

Longitude Maps offers a huge selection of folding maps, wall maps, atlases and guide books from publishers both domestic and international. Longitude Maps is a part of East View Map Link, which since 2010 has become one of the premier map distributors in North America.East View Map Link has relationships with over one hundred publishers ranging from local cartographers to large map-making firms. East View Map Link serves as a map distributor for retail chains, large and small independent bookstores, as well as online retailers.  LongitudeBooks.com can supplement map purchases with travel guides, travelogues, narratives, field guides or novels. Editors regularly comb through the current selections and keep them up to date so customers can plan, prepare, and dream about their upcoming trip.



Contact:

Grant Bistram
Director of Marketing
East View
Tel.: 952-252-4516
E-mail: Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Harris

Jobs
Software Developer for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Norwell, Massachusetts
Product Manager for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Boston, Massachusetts
Geospatial Analyst/Programmer for LANDIQ at Sacramento, California
Mechanical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
BIM Manager for Eagle Point Software Corporation at Dubuque, Iowa
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Upcoming Events
Directions LIVE 2018 at Malaysia - Apr 26 - 3, 2018
DroneCon 2018 at MIDRAND, JHB South Africa - May 16 - 18, 2018
GEO Business 2018 at 52 Upper Street London United Kingdom - May 22 - 23, 2018
Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference (UMGEOCON) at 521 East Ave North La Crosse WI - May 23 - 24, 2018
GENEQ
Canon: oce crystalPoint
Teledyne Optech
Teledyne:
Interdrone 2018



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise