I found the information in a book by Howard S. Abramson called National Geographic Behind America's Lens on the World. There was no information on the name of the boat or how it sunk. 35,000 copies of the November 1942 issue were sent…"
National Geographic from time to time would create temporary positions for staffers. In 1982, Richard Darley who was the Chief Cartographer became a Senior Associate Chief Cartographer for about 2 years when John B .Garver Jr. became chief…"
Your description lists the Southwestern United States map as being dated May 1940. The Southwestern United States map from 1940 was actually in the June issue. The May 1940 map was Europe and the Near East.
I was re-reading the old posts and was wondering how come the 1993 Atlantic Canada Making of Canada map was revised? Was there a mistake on the map originally that was later corrected?
Out of curiosity does National Geographic still have any of the plastic coated and folded Making of America map supplements from the 1980's for sale or are around in storage? Also, does National Geographic still have the map proofs…"
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