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

  title={The Soviet military 1:10,000 city plan of Dover, UK (1974)},
  author={Alexander J. Kent},
  journal={International Journal of Cartography},
  pages={245 - 251}
  • A. Kent
  • Published 4 May 2021
  • Art
  • International Journal of Cartography
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 aesthetic. Some cartographic encounters, however, also transform the map. There has hardly been a greater demonstration of the ‘afterlife’ ofmaps than those produced in secrecy by the General Staff of the Soviet Union as they emerged from the collapse of the USSR. They have since been used in a range… 
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