Novosibirsk: Upravlenie lesosyr’evykh baz: Sibirskaia lesoustroitel’naia kontora, 1953. 101x94,5 cm. Backed on cloth. Very good, some sections partly peeled off from cloth. Some soiling, few small fragments of lower central fragment lost.
One of 7 copies produced.
Very rare specialized map compiled for aerial forest inventory in the Soviet Union. Scale 1:100 000. All contributors are credited below the map; their original signatures are preserved along with names. The map was drawn by V. Khandoshko, materials were provided by surveyors G. Klimova and S. Karpov.
This colorful map demonstrates a discovered land between Orlovka and Togolika rivers in Tomsk province (Siberia). In all, the map shows a Verkhneketsky timber region dividing into three parts. Various colors of the map indicate tree species while color intensity shows the age of trees. Among living forests, compilers draw swampy areas, rivers and lakes, felled and burned forests. Borders of water protection zones, surveyed areas, used lands, etc. are indicated. A table gives statistics for all parts of the region. Piles of digits marked in the map are explained in