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Theme for the week: Let’s Roll (Wall Maps) Date:  June 3-21, 2019 As a staple of every elementary school classroom, rolled wall maps are the best way to view the world at large.  Rolled wall maps come in sizes as small as a poster to as big as a ...
June 4, 2019 • Ben Andrews
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Map Theme for the week:  Amgen Tour of California 2019 and Bicycles Featured in the Map Collection room May 10-31, 2019 The Amgen Tour of California starts in Sacramento on May 12. (Mens races:  May 12-18 ; Womens races May 16-18) Stage 1 of the men’s race is a ...
May 10, 2019 • Ben Andrews
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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