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22 Crafts with Old Maps and Atlases

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With the holidays in full swing, we thought we’d offer some guidance on what to do with your old maps and atlases to make room for new gifts on your shelf and in your glove compartment or travel pack. A Holiday garland:

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2012 Geography Awareness Week

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This week is Geography Awareness Week! Thanks to the 1987 legislation signed by Ronald Regan, Geography Awareness week exists to promote geographic education in American public schools every third week of November. Each year, a new theme is celebrated. This year’s theme is “Declare your Interdependence!”, urging today’s youth to observe their connection to the rest of Continue reading…

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Special Presentation On The Life Of H. M. Gousha

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The one name most associated with road maps and road map collecting, above all others, is H.M. Gousha. In its 70 years, the H.M. Gousha Company printed over three and a half billion road maps and atlases for hundreds of customers. Yet very little is Continue reading…

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How Benchmark Atlases Planted an Acre of Trees

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As summer comes to a close, and fall is swooping in to give us all the much anticipated coat Continue reading…

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Benchmark Maps updates its Library of Congress entries and submissions

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The Library of Congress in Washington DC is the de facto national library of the US and the repository of copyright protected maps and atlases. It’s the largest library in the world by shelf space and number of items. Benchmark Maps has recently updated all of Continue reading…

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