Soviet Cold War Maps: Examining the Organization and Practices of Production Through the Case of Denmark

  title={Soviet Cold War Maps: Examining the Organization and Practices of Production Through the Case of Denmark},
  author={Stig Roar Svenningsen and Mads Linnet Perner},
  journal={Cartographic Journal},
During the Cold War, the Soviet military carried out an ambitious mapping programme, which resulted in a global series of topographic maps. Although recent advances in scholarship have increased ou... 

An Analysis of the Global Symbology of Soviet Military City Plans

Soviet military maps utilized a comprehensive cartographic symbology that was designed for mapping the globe at various scales, including thousands of towns and cities in street-level detail. This

Soviet city plans and OpenStreetMap: a comparative analysis

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The Historical Changes of Open Spaces in the Old City of Jerusalem Over the Last 180 Years

The Old City of Jerusalem dates back to ~2000 BC and holds important holy sites for the three monotheistic religions. The present-day walls of the Old City were built at the beginning of the Ottoman

The Soviet military 1:10,000 city plan of Dover, UK (1974)

Maps stimulate our minds and our senses. The best maps force us to stop, gaze, and to rethink the way we see their subject, often through their powerful combination of a new perspective with a new

History of cartography of the Nordic countries III

  • Michael Jones
  • History
    Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography
  • 2021
This special section on the history of cartography of the Nordic countries follows two earlier issues of Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift–Norwegian Journal of Geography on this topic. The first was

Soviet Tourist Maps: A Short Overview



Hot geospatial intelligence from a Cold War: the Soviet military mapping of towns and cities

As part of its secret military mapping program the Soviet Union produced large-scale maps and plans of hundreds of towns and cities around the world. The end of the Cold War and the subsequent fall

Mapping the Nation for War: Landscape in Danish Military Cartography 1800–2000

Abstract The focus in this article is on the way the post eighteenth-century cartographic turn in military practices developed into a particular military perception of landscape that continues to set

Identifying Metadata on Soviet Military Maps: An Illustrated Guide

In the aftermath of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the commercial availability of previously classified Soviet military mapping has revealed the vastness of a global mapping project, previously

Maps for Ordinary Consumers versus Maps for the Military: Double Standards of Map Accuracy in Soviet Cartography, 1917-1991

Soviet cartography shared several important characteristics with the Russian cartography from which it emerged. Geographical expeditions were extremely important for filling out the contents of both

Improving User Access to Soviet Military Mapping: Current Issues in Libraries and Collections around the Globe

A survey of how Soviet military city plans are described in the catalogues of forty libraries is presented and a method for their description is proposed that is based on an identification of key sheet characteristics, with a view to facilitating the cataloguing of new acquisitions and improving access to these important sources for current and future users.

Hungarian Military Mapping Abroad 1919–1990

ABSTRACT The Hungarian military cartography scarcely mapped foreign areas until World War II. The 1:50 000 survey of the areas occupied temporarily by Hungarian soldiers in the Soviet Union in