TITLE

TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the topographic maps of rivers used in the book "Alaska River Guide." Rivers change their courses--particularly where they discharge into the ocean, forming wide deltas and sloughs--and the topographic maps made in the 1950s and 1960s may be incorrect. Newer maps have mostly just been updated with land status changes; for example, national parks and refuges are shown. But only some of the newer maps in the scale 1:63,360 have the water features revised. Topographic maps listed for each river in this book are in the 1:63,360 series.
ACCESSION #
19117085

 

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