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German Army Map of Great Britain - Waterways

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Maps such as this were intended for use during the invasion of Britain. They detail the landscape, population, roads, railways and waterways and the electricity, telephone and telegraph networks.

This map was issued in 1941.  The network of rivers, canals and lakes are printed in dark blue.

Place of Production:
Berlin, Germany
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
length 1000mm, width 600mm; scale 1 : 1000000
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2002.2.10
Digital Number:
DMMP003a, DMDO003b
Creation Date:
issued 1940
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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