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Map Zoogeoraficheskai︠a︡ uchebnai︠a︡ karta SSSR. Зоогеорафическая учебная карта СССР.

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  • Zoogeoraficheskai︠a︡ uchebnai︠a︡ karta SSSR.

Other Title

  • Зоогеорафическая учебная карта СССР.

Translated Title

  • Zoogeographical Educational Map of the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).


  • This map provides an informational and pictorial representation of fauna across the Soviet Union, with common species highlighted for various geographical regions. It was compiled by V.V. Ermakov and drawn by N.M. Buchunov. Explanatory text was provided by M.M. Beliaev. The map is in two sections. The first includes a table that provides numeric references by region for all listed species shown on the map. A total of 236 species is listed. The map also shows pictorial images of wildlife from European Russia (west of the Ural Mountains), including seals and beluga whales from the White Sea and Arctic regions; bear and moose from the forests north of Moscow; eagles, pheasants, and ducks from the Lower Volga River; and sturgeon and other fish from the Caspian Sea. This section of the map contains several insets, which show animals and birds both useful and injurious to agriculture; the seasonal arrival to Moscow of select migratory birds (by month and day averaged over ten years); and the amount and value of key fur exports. Two further graphs show both the growth of fur exports (in millions of rubles) and the percentage volume imported by country in the 1920s. It also has two pictorial insets for wildlife from the Caucasus region, in the high mountain ranges and in the forests. The second part of the map features pictorial images of many well-known species from different parts of Siberia and the Russian Far East, including Siberian tigers from the Maritime Region around Vladivostok and Khabarovsk; gray whales from the seas around Sakhalin Island; rams, sea otters, and salmon from Kamchatka; and walrus from the Bering Strait region. This section of the map contains two insets, which show hunting regions and a range of wildlife across the USSR. It also has two pictorial insets for wildlife from Kamchatka and Sakhalin Island. The scale of the map is 50 kilometers to the centimeter. World Digital Library.


  • Buchunov, N. M. , artist.
  • Beli︠a︡ev, M. M. , contributor.
  • Ermakov, V. V. , compiler.

Created / Published

  • Moscow, Russia : Geokartprom, 1928.


  • -  Animals
  • -  Thematic maps
  • -  Russian Federation


  • -  Sostavil V.V. Ermokov. Risunki N.M. Buchilova. Ob"i︠a︡snitel'nyĭ tekst - M.M. Beli︠a︡eva. Unikal'nai︠a︡ risovannai︠a︡ karta, ne imei︠u︡shchai︠a︡ analogov v russkoĭ kartografii. Pokazan zhivotnyĭ mir tundry i severnogo poberezh'i︠a︡ sssr, zhivotnye i ptit︠s︡y lesnoĭ polosy, glavnye predstaviteli fauny amursko-ussuriĭskikh lesov, poluostrova Kamchatki, predstaviteli zhivotnogo mira ostrova Sakhalin, zveri i ptit︠s︡y lesostepnoĭ i stepnoĭ polosy, zhivotnyĭ mir Kavkaza, Turkestana, glavnye predstaviteli moreĭ, omyvai︠u︡shchikh SSSR. Dany diagrammy: ėksport pushniny iz sssr v 1926-1927 godakh, rost ėksporta pushniny iz SSSR s 1921 g. Drugie karty: 1. Karta raĭonov okhotnicheskogo promyslav SSSR. 2. Karta rasprostranenii︠a︡ nekotorykh zhivotnykh po SSSR.
  • -  Original map at: Russian State Library
  • -  Составил В.В. Ермоков. Рисунки Н.М. Бучилова. Объяснительный текст - М.М. Беляева. Уникальная рисованная карта, не имеющая аналогов в русской картографии. Показан животный мир тундры и северного побережья ссср, животные и птицы лесной полосы, главные представители фауны амурско-уссурийских лесов, полуострова Камчатки, представители животного мира острова Сахалин, звери и птицы лесостепной и степной полосы, животный мир Кавказа, Туркестана, главные представители морей, омывающих СССР. Даны диаграммы: экспорт пушнины из ссср в 1926-1927 годах, рост экспорта пушнины из СССР с 1921 г. Другие карты: 1. Карта районов охотнического промыслав СССР. 2. Карта распространения некоторых животных по СССР.


  • 1 map on 2 pages : color ; 116 x 100 cm

Source Collection

  • Maps from the Russian State Library

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  • 2018694072

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Chicago citation style:

Buchunov, N. M. , Artist, and M. M Beli︠A︡Ev. Zoogeoraficheskai︠a︡ uchebnai︠a︡ karta SSSR. composeds by Ermakov, V. V. Iler Moscow, Russia: Geokartprom, 1928. Map.

APA citation style:

Buchunov, N. M. & Beli︠A︡Ev, M. M. (1928) Zoogeoraficheskai︠a︡ uchebnai︠a︡ karta SSSR. Ermakov, V. V. I., comp Moscow, Russia: Geokartprom. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Buchunov, N. M. , Artist, and M. M Beli︠A︡Ev. Zoogeoraficheskai︠a︡ uchebnai︠a︡ karta SSSR. comp by Ermakov, V. V. Iler Moscow, Russia: Geokartprom, 1928. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.