Electronic Version Part 23, December, 1996. To be included in a future print version of the "Information Bulletin." 1. News 1.1 A new use for aerial photography from the Phoenix Gazette 2. New books, maps, etc. 2.1 New Mapping of Western North America compiled by Ken Rockwell 2.2 Other new materials 2.2.1 Cultural map of Wisconsin 2.3 Internet resources 2.3.1 Current Geographical Publications 2.3.2 LIBCAL, a new listserv 3. Meetings and other educational opportunities 3.1 International Miami Map Fair, Miami, FL, 1 - 2 February, 1997 3.2 Geospatial Information Age, 1997 RT-ACSM-ASPRS Conference, Seattle, WA, 7 - 10 April, 1997 3.3 University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, 1997 UCGIS Summer Assembly and Retreat, 15 - 21 June, 1997 3.4 Upcoming International Conferences, Seminars, Talks, etc. 4. Contributors to this issue 5. The Western Association of Map Libraries 1. News 1.1 A New use for aerial photography from the Phoenix Gazette The Phoenix Gazette (12/20/96, p.E2) reports "Clients and associates of Nathan & Associates will find a nice - and valuable - surprise on the back of the real estate brokerage's poster size Christmas card." It's an aerial map showing major real-estate developments in the Salt River Valley. The firm has projects in several of them. The maps were made by Landiscor, which usually sells them. 2. New Mapping of Western North America by Ken Rockwell ALASKA Alaska forest insect and disease surveys, 1995. 1 atlas (66 p.), scale 1:500,000. Anchorage, AK : Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, and USDA Forest Service, 1996. OCLC #35885780 Lampright, Richard L. Gold placer deposits in east- central Alaska : an inventory of the gold placer mines, prospects and deposits located within the Bering Glacier, Cordova, Gulkana, Mt. Hayes, Nabesna, Tanacross and Valdez quadrangles. 1 atlas (110 p.), scales 1:250,000 and 1:63,360. Anchorage, Alaska : Iron Fire Publications, 1996. OCLC #35885565 Lampright, Richard L. Gold placer deposits near Talkeetna, Alaska : an inventory of the gold placer mines, prospects, and deposits located within the Healy, Mt. McKinley, Talkeetna, Talkeetna Mountains quadrangles. 1 atlas (86 p.), scales 1:63,360 and 1:250,000. Anchorage, Alaska : Iron Fire Publications, 1996. OCLC #35885139 Mapmakers Alaska. Arctic Slope & Beaufort Sea, Alaska, oil & gas activity, October, 1996. Scale ca. 1:225,000. Palmer, Alaska : Mapmakers Alaska, 1996. OCLC #35957875 U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Alaska Planning Group. Alaska : National Interest Lands boundaries. Scale 1:2,500,000. Reston, Va. : U.S. Geological Survey, 1996. OCLC #35997833 ALBERTA Gem Trek Publishing. Explorer's map, southwest Alberta, southeast B.C., includes logging roads and back roads, parks & campsites, lodges & ski areas. Scale 1:600,000. Calgary, Alta. : Gem Trek Pub., 1995. OCLC #35887989 Gem Trek Publishing. Hiking map, Lake Louise & Yoho, includes Skoki Lodge, hiking trails, skiing trails. 3rd ed. Scale 1:50,000. Calgary, Alta. : Gem Trek Pub., 1996. OCLC #35887983 Gem Trek Publishing. Recreational map, Banff & Mt. Assiniboine, includes Castle Mtn., hiking trails, mtn. bike trails. Scale 1:100,000. Calgary, Alta. : Gem Trek Pub., 1995. OCLC #35887996 Gem Trek Publishing. Recreational map, Jasper & Maligne Lake, includes the Tonquin Valley, hiking trails, mtn. bike trails. Scale 1:100,000. Calgary, Alta. : Gem Trek Pub., 1995. OCLC #35887999 ARIZONA Hereford, Richard. Map showing surficial geology and geomorphology of the Palisades Creek area, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Scale 1:2,000. USGS Miscellaneous investigations series map I-2449, pub. 1996. OCLC #35861838 BRITISH COLUMBIA Aspa, Greg. The Pacific Northwest map, ferry schedules and routes all the major ferry routes & schedules to Vancouver Island including BC ferries, Washington State ferries, Victoria Clipper, Black Ball Ferry, Victoria Express, Victoria Line plus other ferry systems : summer 1996. Scale not given. Victoria, B.C. : Island View Marketing, 1996. OCLC #35858822 Gem Trek Publishing. Explorer's map, southwest British Columbia & northern Washington, includes all of Vancouver Island : resorts, lodges, parks, ski areas. Scale 1:840,000. Calgary, Alta. : Gem Trek Pub., 1996. OCLC #35887992 CALIFORNIA Maps of California counties for the presidential election of November 1992 filled on the census tract level. Scales differ. Berkeley : University of California, Berkeley, Institute of Governmental Studies, Statewide Database, 1996. OCLC #35978516 COLORADO Maps of state trust lands open to wildlife-related recreation. 1 atlas (looseleaf, 50 maps). Denver, Colo. : Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado Land Board, 1996. OCLC #35968714 Trails Illustrated. Breckenridge, Tennessee Pass, Colorado. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, rev. 1996. OCLC #36023344 Trails Illustrated. Cache la Poudre, Big Thompson, Colorado. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, 1995. OCLC #36022567 Trails Illustrated. Green Mountain Reservoir, Ute Pass, Colorado. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, rev. 1996. OCLC #36023168 Trails Illustrated. Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Loveland Pass, Colorado. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, rev. 1996. OCLC #36023037 Trails Illustrated. Indian Peaks, Gold Hill, Colorado. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, rev. 1996. OCLC #36022633 Trails Illustrated. Vail, Frisco, Dillon, Colorado : featuring: Vail Pass-Tenmile Canyon National Recreation Trail. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, rev. 1996. OCLC #36023263 Trails Illustrated. Winter Park, Central City, Rollins Pass, Colorado. Scale 1:40,680. Evergreen, Colo. : Trails Illustrated, rev. 1996. OCLC #36022731 Watts, Kenneth R. Bathymetric surface and storage capacity of Terrace Reservoir, Conejos County, Colorado, July-August 1994. Scale 1:4,800. USGS Water-resources investigations report 96-4027, pub. 1996. OCLC #36002961 NEW MEXICO Rogers, Margaret Anne. Geologic map of Los Alamos National Laboratory Reservation. 25 maps on 21 sheets. Scale 1:4,800. Santa Fe, N.M. : New Mexico Environment Dept., 1995. OCLC #35856564 U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Watershed and flood prevention projects, New Mexico, 1996. Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Fort Worth, TX : NRCS, 1996. OCLC #35903032 NEVADA DeLorme Mapping Company. Nevada atlas & gazetteer : topographic maps of the entire state : back roads, outdoor recreation. 72 p., scale 1:250,000. Freeport, Me. : DeLorme, 1996. OCLC #3585434 Faulds, James E. Geologic map of the Mt. Davis quadrangle, Nevada and Arizona. Scale 1:24,000. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology map #105, pub. 1995. OCLC #35864412 Henry, Christopher D. Geologic map of the Bell Canyon quadrangle. Scale 1:24,000. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Field Studies map no. FS-11, pub. Aug 1996. --Reported by Linda Newman, University of Nevada at Reno. Henry, Christopher D. Geologic map of the Bell Mountain quadrangle. Scale 1:24,000. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Studies map no.FS-12, pub. Aug. 1996. --Reported by Linda Newman. Martin, Mark W., and Naumann, Terry R. Geologic map of the Reveille quadrangle, Nevada. Scale 1:24,000. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology map no.104, pub. 1995. OCLC # 35864385 Workman, Jeremiah B. Evaluation of shorelines along Lake Mead, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada and Arizona. Scale 1:100,000. USGS Open-file report 96-38, pub. 1996. OCLC #36009976 OREGON Ferns, M. L., et al. Geologic map of the Steelhead Falls quadrangle, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties, Oregon. Scale 1:24,000. Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Geological map series no.100, pub. 1996. OCLC #35998043 Madin, Ian., and Mabey, Matthew. Earthquake hazard maps for Oregon. 4 maps, scales differ. Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Geological map series no.100, pub. 1996. OCLC #35998066 UTAH U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Utah from space, a mosaic of earth resources satellite data from Landsat Thematic Mapper. Scale not given. Logan : USU Dept. of Geography and Earth Resources, 1996. OCLC #35949338 U.S. Geological Survey. Canyonlands National Park and vicinity, Utah, 1968, shaded relief ed. Scale 1:62,500. Reston, Va. : USGS, 1995. OCLC #35959927 WASHINGTON Jones, Myrtle Anne. Thickness of unconsolidated deposits in the Puget Sound lowland, Washington and British Columbia. Scale ca. 1:452,000. USGS Water-resources investigations report no. 94-4133, pub. 1996. OCLC #35920507 DeLorme Mapping Company. Washington atlas & gazetteer. 3rd ed. 120 p., scale 1:150,000. Freeport, Me. : Delorme, 1996. OCLC #35857754 Town Graphics. Jewel Coast tour map : northwest Washington State featuring Island, San Juan Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom Counties. Not drawn to scale. Woodinville, Wash. : Town Graphics, c1995. OCLC #35902442 2.2 Other new materials 2.2.1 Cultural map of Wisconsin Woodward, David. Cultural Map of Wisconsin. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1996 2.3 Internet Resources 2.3.1 Current Geographical Publications The December 1996 issue of Current Geographical Publications is now available at the Web site "http://leardo.lib.uwm.edu/cgp/cgp.html." 2.3.2 Library Calendar (LIBCAL), a new listserv LIBCAL is a new listserv mailing list established to inform members of the Library and Information Science community of conferences, workshops, etc which may be of interest to them for furthering their professional development. The list is based at the Indianapolis office of PALNI/INCOLSA. To subscribe, send the following message, "subscribe libcal" to: majordomo@incolsa.palni.edu. 3. Meetings and other educational opportunities 3.1 International Miami Map Fair, Miami, FL, 1 - 2 February, 1997. In addition to the sale of maps by dealers, the Map Fair will include a series of lectures and workshops for participants, designed to educate and inform them about map collecting. The 1997 Map Fair will include a keynote lecture by Dr. Seymour Schwartz of Rochester, New York, co-author of _The Mapping of America_. Alice Hudson, Chief of the Map Division, The research Library of The New York Public Library will lead one of the workshops. Dealer Michael Slicker will also participate in a panel discussion on "What to Look for When Buying an Antique Map." For more information, contact Historical Museum of Southern Florida 101 W. Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130-1538, Phone: 305-375-1492, Fax: 305-375-1609, site: http:\\www.historical-museum.org. 3.2 Geospatial Information Age, 1997 RT-ACSM-ASPRS Conference, Seattle, WA, 7 - 10 April, 1997 3.3 University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, 1997 UCGIS Summer Assembly and Retreat, 15 - 21 June, 1997 The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science will hold its 1997 Summer Assembly in Bar Harbor, Maine from June 15 to June 21. Two primary goals of the meeting are to: 1. disseminate advanced knowledge on geographic information science and technology topics among leading researchers, professors, and graduate students in the field, and 2. identify the nation's highest priority education needs for advancing geographic information science and develop initiatives to respond to those needs. Detailed information on the assembly and retreat is available through the UCGIS site at "http://www.ucgis.org." 3.4 Upcoming International Conferences, Seminars, Talks, etc. 25th Annual Conference of the Australian Map Circle, Melbourne, Australia, 2 - 5 February 1997 The conference program encompasses a variety of activities, including papers, visits to mapping and related organizations in Melbourne, an excursion, and the conference dinner. It provides an opportunity for those with a professional involvement in maps and those with a personal fascination in maps to meet and enjoy their common interest. The University of Melbourne Library and the University of Melbourne Department of Geography and Environmental Studies host the conference. Visit their site at "http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/ collections/maps/amc-cnf.htm." 20th Annual Seminar of the New Zealand Map Society, Helensville, 11 - 13 February, 1997. 17th International Conference on the History of Cartography, Lisbon, Portugal, 6 - 10 July, 1997 5th International Symposium on Spatial Databases, Berlin, Germany, 15 - 18 July, 1997. Web site at "http://www.inf.fu-berlin.de/~ssd97." 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, 14 - 16 August, 1997. 1997 Digital Resources in the Humanities (DRH), St. Anne's College, Oxford, England, 14 - 17 September 1997. Web site at "http://users.ox.ac.uk/~drh97." The Oxford Seminars In Cartography, The Earliest English Chart-Makers, 1550-1650 by Sarah Tyacke Keeper of Public Records, FSA, FRHistS, Thursday 24 October 1996, Schola Astronomiae et Rhetoricae, Schools Quadrangle, Bodleian Library at 5pm Sponsored by Sanders of Oxford (Prints and Maps) Supported by the Historical Geography Research Group, Lovell Johns Ltd and Oxford Cartographers. For further details, please contact Nick Millea at email: nam@bodley.ox.ac.uk "MAPS AND SOCIETY" LECTURE SERIES, Warburg Institute, London PROGRAMME FOR 1996-7 1996 December 12 Professor Jeremy Black (Department of History, University of Exeter) "Political Ideology and Historical Atlas Maps in the Early Twentieth Century". 1997 January 30 Dr Peter Vujakovic (Department of Geography, Christ Church College, Canterbury) "Poison Pens: Maps and Mapping in Satirical Political Graphics (1778-1977)". February 27 Dr Jerry Brotton (School of English, University of Leeds) "Imagining Empires: the Cartographic Image in Early Sixteenth-century Europe". April 17 Peter Barber (Map Library, The British Library) "'A tille full of Plattes': Henry VIII's Maps". May 1 Earl B. McElfresh (McElfresh Map Co., Olean, New York) "Rapid Field Sketching: Making Maps for American Civil War Armies (1861-1865)". May 29 Molly Bourne (Department of Fine Arts, Harvard University) "Francesco II Gonzaga, Map Collecting, and Map Mural Cycles in Late Fifteenth-century Mantua". Meetings are held at the University of London, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB at 5.00 pm on a THURSDAY. Admission is free. Each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are *most* welcome. This lecture series in the history of cartography is convened by Tony Campbell (Map Library, British Library) and Catherine Delano Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London). The program has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of The International Map Collectors' Society, Jonathan Potter of Jonathan Potter Ltd, and Laurence Worms of Ash Rare Books. It is supported by Imago Mundi. For more information contact Tony Campbell, Map Librarian, British Library Map Library at tony.campbell@bl.uk. Contributors : Lucinda M. Hall hallx030@tc.umn.edu Ken Rockwell krockwel@library.utah.edu Dale Steele dasteel@dlapr.lib.az.us Kathryn Womble kwomble@u.washington.edu The Western Association of Map Libraries (WAML) WAML News and Notes is a moderated bulletin of the Western Association of Map Libraries The Western Association of Map Libraries (WAML) is an independent association established to encourage high standards in every phase of the organization and administration of map libraries. Membership in WAML is open to any individual, institution, or business interested in furthering the purposes of the organization. For further information, contact the WAML Secretary. WAML Officers as of July 1, 1996 Yvonne Wilson, President Government Information Dept. 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