Featured Maps! Winter Olympics of the Past

Location of 2018 Winter Olympics in color

Location of 2018 Winter Olympics in color

Theme for the week: Winter Olympics of the Past

February 8-23, 2018

Disappointed that you are not representing the United States in the Winter Olympics in South Korea? Show your passion for the Olympic Games instead by testing your knowledge of the past 34 years of Winter Olympics. Do you know which host city declared its independence from Yugoslavia 8 years after it hosted the Olympics? How about what country has hosted the Winter Olympics twice in the past 34 years? If you were able to answer both of those questions, you get a gold medal in Olympic knowledge, if you weren’t able to answer those questions, come into the Shields Library Map Collection room and train your brain with beautiful maps of Winter Olympics past.

Enjoy the Games!

 

A GIS generated map showing cities around the world which hosted the Winter Olympics. (Cartographer: Huck Rees)

 

 

Come to the Map Collection and look for this sign:

Maps

2018 – Pyeongchang County, South Korea

Title: Map of Korea

by Korea National Tourism Corporation (1982)

Call Number: MAP G7901.E635 1982 .K6

Title: Republic of Korea

by Chungang Chido Munhwasa (1988)

Call Number: MAP G7901.E635 1988 .C4

2014 – Sochi, Russia

Title: Chernomorskoe poberezhʹe Kavkaza

by Achkasov, Gennadi Alekseevich & KOT “Orient” (Club) (1992)

Call Number: G7012.C6E63 s150 A2 Sheet 5 & Sheet 6

2010 – Vancouver, Canada

Title: Vancouver, spectacular by nature

by Vancouver, B.C. : Tourism Vancouver (1990)

Call Number: G3514.V3E635 1990 .V2

2006 – Turin, Italy

Title: Torino, pianta della città

(1991)

Call Number: G6714.T9 1991 .T6

Title: Torino, pianta della città

by Studio F.M.B. (1984)

Call Number: G6714.T9 1971 .S8

2002 – Salt Lake City, USA

Title: Western ski map and winter vacation guide, 1971

by National Survey (1970)

Call Number: MAP G4211.E63 1970 .N37

1998 – Nagano, Japan

Title: Japan

by Geographical Survey Institute (1969)

Call Number: MAP G7960 1969 .J3

1994 – Lillehammer, Norway

Title: Tourist map of Norway = Turistkart over Norge

by Landslaget for reiselivet i Norge (1978)

Call Number: MAP G6941.E635 1978 .L2

1992 – Albertville, France

Title: Road map, France, Belgium & Luxembourg

by MapArt (1991)

Call Number: G5831.P2 1991 .M2

1988 – Calgary, Canada

Title: Map of Calgary

by Clear-View Maps Ltd (1991)

Call Number: G3504.C3E635 1991 .C5

Title: International travel maps, Whistler & Vancouver, scale 1:50,000/1:20,000

by Joyce, Lan; Chu, Kim Thanh; Duggan, Andrew; Herz, Oliver; International Travel Maps (2007)

Call Number: G3514.W48E635 2007 .I8

1984 – Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Title: Sarajevo 1992-1993-1994-1995

by Kapić, Suada (1996)

Call Number: MAP G6864.S2S73 1996 .K2

Map Collection: Location and Hours

The Map Collection room is normally open to the public in the basement (Lower Level) of Shields Library, Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm. However, our hours change around the academic calendar and the holidays. To see the most accurate schedule, please visit this link: click here.

Contact the Special Collections Department for map related questions by email at speccoll@ucdavis.edu or by phone at 530-752-1621.

Post created by Dawn Collings, Patricia Wyley, and Louis Cashatt.