Soviet Map of Basra 1979

Soviet Map of Basra 1979

From: EGP460.00

This Kharita™ was created by the Soviet Government in 1979, it is a military topographic map of Basra showing government, military, transportation, and industrial facilities. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric isolines and soundings.

During the Cold War, the Soviet military undertook a secret mapping program that’s only recently come to light in the West. Military cartographers created hundreds of thousands of maps and filled them with detailed notes on the terrain and infrastructure of every place on Earth. It was one of the greatest mapping endeavors the world has ever seen. Read More

Map Info

Creator: Soviet Government
Date: 1979
Language(s): Russian
Scale: 1:25,000
Location: Basra, Iraq


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