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YEMEN (NORTH) GEOLOGICAL MAP / SATELLITE PHOTOGRAPHIC CARTOGRAPHY / PETROLEUM INDUSTRY
1967. An impressive paring of colossal related maps, being 1) a map of North Yemen (a country that existed from 1967 and 1990, until Yemen was unified) constructed from NASA Landsat imagery, leading to the creation of 2) the first edition of the first scientific geological map of North Yemen; highly sophisticated works created by the geologists Maurice J. Grolier and William C. Overstreet of the U.S. Geological Survey, working in conjunction with the North Yemen government; published in Reston, Virginia, the maps are entirely bilingual (English / Arabic) and showcase a wealth of information appearing for the very first time; the pairing also lends a fascinating insight into the hi-tech methods by which geological maps are created in the modern era. 2 COLOSSAL MAPS: # 1. Maurice J. GROLIER and William C. OVERSTREET / U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY / NORTH YEMEN CENTRAL PLANNING ORGANIZATION. Geographic Map of the Yemen Arab Republic (San‘a‘). Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 1978. Colour print, housed within original USGS envelop with printed labelling (Very Good, clean, crisp and bright), 132 x 92 cm (52 x 36 inches). [with:]# 2. Maurice J. GROLIER and William C. OVERSTREET / U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY / NORTH YEMEN CENTRAL PLANNING ORGANIZATION. Geologic Map of the Yemen Arab Republic (San‘a‘). Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 1978. Colour print, housed within original USGS envelop with printed labelling (Very Good, clean, crisp and bright), 132 x 106 cm (52 x 41.5 inches). The Yemen Arab Republic, popularly known as North Yemen (centred on its capital Sana’a), was a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor [München, Germany]
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