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Italy 1:50,000
Bib ID 6251445
Format MapMap [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section, cartographer. issuing body
 
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Scale Scale 1:50,000 (E 6°00'--E 20°00'/N 39°00'--N 47°00'). 
Description [London] : War Office, 1941- 
maps : colour ; 41 x 47 cm or smaller. 
Series

Great Britain. Army. Middle East Forces. M.D.R. ; 578.

GSGS (Series) ; 4229.

Notes

Topographic map series of Italy showing four classes of railroads, seven classes of roads and paths, and three types of internal boundaries are indicated. Relief shown by contours, hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric tints.

Set includes about 1,000 sheets with various issues of some, some prepared by U.S. Army Map Service with series designation Provisional G.S.G.S. 4229, or AMS M791, some reissued by various survey units of the Allied Forces in Italy (A.F.) some by Middle East Forces (M.D.R. 578).

Each sheet is numbered and named individually.

"Contours at 10, [25 or 50] metres interval." Some sheets issued by Allied Forces "layered; altitude tints in metres."

"Meridians are based on the meridian of Rome, which is 12°27'7.1" east of Greenwich."

Military grid.

Based on Carta topografica of Istituto geografico militare. Some sheets covering the boundary between France and Italy are not reproduced and are omitted in numbering. This area is included in series G.S.G.S. 4471, France 1:50,000.

Insets included on some sheets.

Marginal diagrams on various sheets show index to adjoining sheets, compilation data, etc.

Standard map series designation: M791.

Subjects Transportation -- Italy -- Maps.  |  Italy -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1941 
Form/genre Topographic maps.
Other authors/contributors United States. Army Map Service, cartographer. issuing body  |  Allied Forces. Mediterranean Theater, cartographer. issuing body  |  Istituto geografico militare (Italy), cartographer. issuing body  |  Great Britain. Army. Middle East Forces
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