As attractive as it is informative, this map is a must-have for those interested in the dramatic and remote Arctic. Of particular interest is the abundance of historical and geographical notes. Coverage Area: northern Soviet Union, Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, and Norway.
Features: Historical information on expeditions and explorers' routes; Boundaries of wooded country and sea ice; Ocean bathymetry, cold currents, warm currents, and prevailing winds; Geographical features including mountains, rivers, lakes, swamps, and glaciers; Scheduled air service. This version is laminatedfeaturing a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.
Not available outside of the U.S.
Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery
29 1/2" x 23"
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The map gives you a different perspective on a poorly understood part of the world. It is unfortunate that it has not been updated since the early 80's, but it gives you a better idea of why this area has become important and contentious.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend