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Theme for the week: Land Use Maps of California Date: April 22-May 10, 2019 California is the third largest state in the union with more than half of its land dedicated to public use. Within California one can travel through a plethora of biomes; from the hot barren Mojave ...
April 22, 2019 • Ben Andrews
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Theme for the week: Natural Hazards April 4-19, 2019 Here in California, we’re no strangers to natural hazards. In 2018, we experienced earthquakes, wildfires, mudslides, flooding, and heavy storms. As a coastal state, California is also at risk of tsunamis, though the last major one was caused by ...
April 4, 2019 • Jeanelle Wan
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Theme for the week: West Coast, Best Coast Date March 6-22, 2019 Spring break is just around the corner, and many UC Davis students will be sticking to the Pacific Coast states this vacation. To help plan your next trip, the Map Collection is showcasing recreational maps of California, Washington, ...
March 6, 2019 • Jeanelle Wan
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Theme for the week: World War II February 11 – March 1, 2019 World War II is the deadliest conflict in human history, with tens of millions of deaths, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. Besides these fatalities and casualties, the war destroyed ...
February 11, 2019 • Jeanelle Wan
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Theme for the week: Geological maps:  from agriculture to watersheds Date: January 28-February 8, 2019   Geologic survey maps show the spread of soil types in a region and can be some of the most detailed maps in our collection. They show the overabundance of variability that can occur ...
January 25, 2019 • Ben Andrews
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Theme for the week: Spanish Missions in California Oct 22-Nov 9, 2018 On September 9, 1850, California became the 31st state to be admitted into the United States. Prior to statehood, the area was known as Alta California, under Spanish and then Mexican rule. During the Spanish colonial period, ...
October 22, 2018 • Jeanelle Wan