NOAA Civil War Collection, 1861 Map Features Mapmaking Innovation [What’s New]

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It isn't often that a map can visually display a moral issue facing a divided nation. Nearly 150 years ago, the U.S. Coast Survey - NOAA's predecessor organization - achieved that landmark representation. The map, showing the distribution of the slave population in the Southern states, is included in NOAA's new special collection of maps and charts that were produced during the Civil War....
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