1956 U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Chart or Map of Burma (Myanmar), East India and Southern China

LakeErh-usaf-1956
$100.00
Lake Erh Burma-China-India.
Processing...

1956 U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Chart or Map of Burma (Myanmar), East India and Southern China

LakeErh-usaf-1956


SOLD. Call for off-line availability

Title


Lake Erh Burma-China-India.
  1956 (dated)    22 x 29 in (55.88 x 73.66 cm)     1 : 1000000

Description


This is an unusual 1956 U.S. Air Force aeronautical chart or map of Lake Erh or Er or Erhai and its vicinity in modern day Yunnan Province of China. The map covers from Dibang in Northeast India east to Lugu Lake in northwest Yunnan and south to Bhamo in Burma or Myanmar. The map is highly detailed, noting warnings, important cities, towns, rivers, roads, railroads as well as other hydrographical and topographical features essential for the air pilot. The Brahmaputra and Irrawaddy Rivers are noted. Verso of this chart features legends and a world aeronautical chart index. This chart was published by the USAF Aeronautical Chart and Information Service, Washington 25, D.C., and was issued as chart no. 555. First issued in 1945, this is the tenth edition revised to September 1956.

Condition


Very good. Minor wear and toning along original fold lines. Red stains along lower right quadrant, top right centerfold and top left margin.