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    Mount Everest at 1:100,000 by Eduard Imhof (Swiss middle school Atlas, 1962-76)

  • Kat Hahn

    Eduard Imhof (25 January 1895 – 27 April 1986) was a professor of cartography at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, from 1925 – 1965. His fame, which extends far beyond the Institute of Technology, stems from his relief shading work on school maps and atlases.

  • Jess Cruickshank

    Beautiful Maps : Photo

  • Bonnie Davis

    beautiful Maps | Detail, Mount Everest od Chomolongma, 1962. from ref. 3

  • Helen Harris

    vintage map

  • Kelley Hagemeister

    Everest Map...as wall art?

  • Emma Sheffer

    beautiful old map- great colors, potential design inspiration

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