Featured Collection: Polar Geospatial Center
Author: Danny Dotson, Ohio State University
What is in this collection?
398 digitized maps that reflect multiple areas from both poles.
What geographic region is featured?
Both poles – Antarctica and Greenland being most common.
What BTAA library submitted the collection?
University of Minnesota
- 9 of the maps are sketch maps.
- Some maps were created by the U.S. War Department during World War II, for example Amagak, Greenland.
- One of the items is a 1956 map that covers Antarctic exploration and different nations’ claims.