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Ordnance Survey of Scotland [cartographic material]
Bib ID 1159633
Format MapMap
Author
Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section
 
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Edition Popular edition 
Scale Scale 1:63,360. One inch to one statute mile. (W 8⁰40'--W 0⁰40'/N 61⁰00'--N 54⁰30') 
Description [London] : War Office, 1922-1943 
92 maps : col. ; 77 x 87 cm. or smaller + index. 
Series

Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section. G.S.G.S ; 3908.

Notes

Topographic map series of Scotland with relief shown by contours and spot heights.

Standard sheet coverage 28 x 19 miles, including 1-mile overlaps with adjoining sheets to east and south.

First issue of sheets 71, 72, 78, 79, 81-92 headed: "Popular edition one-inch map". First issue of sheets 1-70, 73-77, 80 headed: "Popular edition". Later issues headed 'Popular edition one-inch map (with National Grid)'.

Sheets 86 and 89 are common with England 'Popular edition' sheets 3 and 5.

Issued in coloured edition, outline edition. Also issued were tourist maps of 'The Cairngorms' (1922, 1936), 'Oban' (1936), 'The Trossachs & Loch Lomond' (1929 and 1930), and 'Invergordon to Loch Ness' (1933).

Also issued as military version overprinted with War Office Cassini Grid (British system).

Also issued as GSGS 3908, headed as both 'Popular Edition' (1933?-), and 'War Revision 1940', both overprinted with War Office Cassini Grid (Modified British System) in purple, or headed as 'Second War Revision' (1940/1942) overprinted with War Office Cassini Grid (Modified British System) in black, numbered in blue.

Also issued as GSGS 4639, in various editions, 1947-1958 (reissued to 1960), overprinted with National Grid (military system) in purple.

See R. Hellyer, 1999, 'Ordnance survey small-scale maps: indexes 1801-1998', Kerry : David Archer, entry 18, pp. 53-56.

Subjects Scotland -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1922, 1943 
Other authors/contributors Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section

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