Maps [Heezen-Tharp collection].

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[Heezen-Tharp collection].
Contributor Names
Heezen, Bruce C.
Tharp, Marie.
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
Bathymetric maps
-  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/Physical Location
G3201.C2 coll .H4
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Control Number
Online Format
LCCN Permalink
Library of Congress Online Catalog
Additional Metadata Formats
MODS Record
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Heezen, Bruce C, and Marie Tharp. [Heezen-Tharp collection]. [?-1995?, 1957] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed December 05, 2016.)

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Heezen, B. C. & Tharp, M. (1957) [Heezen-Tharp collection]. [?-1995?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Heezen, Bruce C, and Marie Tharp. [Heezen-Tharp collection]. [?-1995?, 1957] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.