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Theme for the week: Bodies of Water Date: March 9-26, 2020 The Map Collection room is featuring maps of rivers, lakes, and oceans of the world. Maps showing the depth of lakes, the complexity of ocean floors, the ecosystems surrounding the body of water, water usage, and much more
March 9, 2020 • Virginia Parra
Raised Relief Maps Date: February 3-21, 2020 Maps are always a rich source of information about any region they depict. Some maps give a glimpse into the history of how people used to see the world, others can show how a city has developed over time, and some help
February 3, 2020 • Ben Andrews
Theme for the week: Colonial & Early American Cities Date: January 13-31,  2020 The first-ever U.S. presidential election occurred from December 15, 1788, to January 10, 1789. George Washington won unanimously and stayed in office for the next 8 years. In celebration of this period in our history, the
January 13, 2020 • Ben Andrews
Theme for the week:  Land Use, Land Cover and Vegetation Date:  December 2-20, 2019 Do you ever wonder what the other side of the world looks like? There could be a huge difference between what you see outside your window and what someone sees when they are states
November 27, 2019 • Virginia Parra
Theme for the week: World Landmarks Date November 12 – 27, 2019 Come take a spin around the globe by visiting our Map Collection room. During this feature we will be presenting maps that show selected famed and well-known world landmarks on every continent. On display, there will be
November 12, 2019 • Ben Andrews
Theme for the week: Wilderness Areas Date: August 5-23, 2019 Wilderness Areas are designated federal lands appointed by Congress. Their main objective is to reserve areas in which nature can prosper without any disturbance. The Wilderness Act of 1964 paved the way for this to occur. Now the USDA
August 2, 2019 • Virginia Parra