Atlas Antarktiki (Russian Atlas of Antarctica 1966)

Atlas Antarktiki (Russian Atlas of Antarctica 1966)

BAKAEV

Leningrad [St. Petersburg], 1966


Atlas volume only. Folio. 60 x 38.5 cm; color illustrations, color maps; 225 pages + index Hardcover. Bound in publishers blue cloth. Good binding. Moderate stain affecting top of front board. Chipping with loss to upper/lower spine cloth. Clean, unmarked pages. Soviet Antarctic Expedition was part of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of the Soviet Committee on Antarctic Research of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. The first Soviet Antarctic station, Mirny, was established near the coast on February 13, 1956. This was added to in December 1957 by another station, Vostok built inland near the south geomagnetic pole. The Soviet Union engaged in expeditions to Antarctica from 1955 to its dissolution. After this, the Soviet Antarctic stations were taken over by Russia. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Cartography in the Twentieth Century, History of Cartography Volume 6; Pages 63-72, 239

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