Format Maps
Dates 1957
Location Earth
Language English
Subjects Charts, Diagrams, Etc
Manuscript Maps
Maps, Manuscript
Ocean Bottom
Submarine Topography
[Heezen-Tharp collection].
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Ocean bottom--Maps
-  Ocean bottom--Maps, Manuscript
-  Submarine topography--Maps
-  Submarine topography--Maps, Manuscript
-  Oceanography--Charts, diagrams, etc
-  Manuscript maps
-  Earth
-  Consists of a wide variety of materials relating to an effort to map ocean floors carried out by the Lamont-Doherty Earth Science Observatory of Columbia University. This work was accomplished by geologist Bruce C. Heezen and oceanographer/cartographer Marie Tharp. The materials included maps, preliminary drawings, earth science data, precision depth recordings, scientific and technical reports, papers, correspondence, cruise logbooks, printing masters, reproducibles, and globes.
-  Register in Geography and Map Division Reading Room.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
ca. 23,200 pieces (chiefly maps) : some ms., some photocopies, some plastic, some col. ; 138 x 214 cm. or smaller.
Call Number
G3201.C2 coll .H4
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3201c ct001513
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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