Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Natsional'nyi Atlas Rossii = The National Atlas of Russia

National Atlas of Russia = Natsional'nyi Atlas Rossii

The new National Atlas of Russia = Natsional'nyi Atlas Rossii is published by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, and the Federal Agency of Geodesy and Cartography, This is the first major such work since the breakup of the Soviet Union. It consist of 4 volumes: Volume 1: The National Atlas; Volume 2: Nature and Ecology; Volume 3: Populations an Economics; and Volume 4:  History and Culture.  Volume 1 provides information on the general geographic characteristics of the Russian Federation and its regions. --, focusing on the individual political and administrative units of the country. Although Volume 1 provides a historical overview of Russia, Volume 4 provides a more detailed historical account of various periods, with accompanying maps.

 The  National Atlas of  Russia is held in the Atlas Section in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library's Reference Room, under the call number G 2140 F44 2004 t. 1-4.