Map & Large Format Document Scannning: Scanning Policy & Use

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Map of the Month

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Climatic zones : Northern Hemisphere / U.S. Air Force, Aeronautical Chart...

Author, etc.:      United States. Aeronautical Chart Service.

Title:      Climatic zones : Northern Hemisphere / U.S. Air Force, Aeronautical Chart Service.

Edition: Advance ed., Rev. Nov. 1947 (ACS)

Publisher:            Washington, D.C. : ACS,

Date:     [1947]

Description:        12 maps : col. ; each 44 cm. diam., on sheets 46 x 49 cm.GH ; 19a-30a

Scale:    Scale 1:48,000,000 at latitude 40⁰N, 1 in. = 658 nautical miles ; Polar stereographic proj. (W 180⁰--E 180⁰/N 90⁰--N 0⁰).

Series:  GH (Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (U.S.)) ; 19a-30a.

Notes:  "January 1947 (ACS)."

"Pending postwar settlements, political boundaries shown are as of 1935."

Arctic Circle at center.

Shows climatic zones for each month of the year.

"Base no. 1R1."

Contents:            [v. 1] January -- [v. 2] February -- [v. 3] March -- [v. 4] April -- [v. 5] May -- [v. 6] June -- [v. 7] July -- [v. 8] August -- [v. 9] September -- [v. 10] October -- [v. 11] November -- [v. 12] December.

Library of Congress subject headings:     Northern Hemisphere --Climate --Maps.

Location:              MAIN Government Info Map collection) (Non-circulating)

Call number:      G3211 .C813 1947 .U51

Library has:         January-December


Contex HD Ultra i4250s Color Scanner

Offers Hi-Resoultion imaging of NU collection's maps, posters and other large format documents.


Maximum Scan Width:   42 inch (1067 mm)
Scanning Speeds: 
4,0 (inch/second) 200 RGB Color
2,0 (inch/second) 200 dpi grayscale/monochrome

Scanner Access Policy

The Contex scanner provides patron access to a new service here at Northwestern University Library! 

Access Policy

  1. Access to the Contex Large Format Scanner will be offered to students, faculty, university staff.
  2. All materials to be scanned must be from the NU Library collection, or have a demonstrated research, instructional, non-commercial purpose.
  3. All materials to be scanned must be evaluated as to the condition and suitability so as not to damage the item or the scanner.
  4. Staff assistance is required for use of the Contex scanner.  
  5. To request assistance, please submit a Scanning Services Request
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