1970 Metsker Map of Clallam County, Washington (Olympic Peninsula)

ClallamCounty-metsker-1970
$250.00
Metsker's Map of Clallam County Washington. - Main View
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1970 Metsker Map of Clallam County, Washington (Olympic Peninsula)

ClallamCounty-metsker-1970

Olympic National Park.
$250.00

Title


Metsker's Map of Clallam County Washington.
  1970 (undated)     19.5 x 45.75 in (49.53 x 116.205 cm)     1 : 126720

Description


This is a c. 1970 Thomas C. Metsker map of Clallam County, Washington. Printed in a stunning blue ink, both Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest are illustrated. Mountain peaks, lakes, rivers, creeks, and other physical features are identified within both the park and the forest. Sol Duc Hot Springs, Olympic Hot Springs, and Hurricane Ridge Lodge are labeled in Olympic National Park as well. Outside the park, towns and villages throughout the county are noted, including Port Angeles, Sequim, and Port Townsend in neighboring Jefferson County. Paved highways, improved roads, unpaved state highways, and railroads are marked.
Publication History and Census
This map was published c. 1970 by Metsker Maps and copyrighted by Thomas C. Metsker. Editions of this map were published as early as the 1940s, if not before. An OCLC entry for a map bearing this title identifies five holdings, at the University of Arizona, the Anacortes Public Library, the University of Washington, the Washington State Library, and the University of California Berkeley.

Cartographer


Thomas Charles Metsker (May 24, 1927 - October 4, 2010) was an American cartographer. Born in Tacoma, Metsker graduated from high school in 1947. He served on the U.S.S. Wildcat during World War II in the South Pacific theater as the ship's electrician. Metsker was the third generation of his family to work at the Metsker Map Company, where he worked for over fifty years making maps. He married his high school sweetheart, Patty, with whom he had four children and was married for fifty-seven years. Learn More...

Condition


Good. Some spotting. Wear along original fold lines. Verso repairs to fold separations and at fold intersections. Closed margin tears professionally repaired on verso. Verso reinforcements.

References


OCLC 191958627.