Item - Regional aeronautical chart - Hamilton Falls

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Regional aeronautical chart - Hamilton Falls

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Published at Washington D.C. for the United States Army Air Forces by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey under authority of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of Commerce

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[1:760 320]

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N4900-W6000 / 420x920

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  • 1941-[1946?] (Creation)

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1 aeronautical chart : ms. annotations ; 91 x 119 cm

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Item is an annotated aeronautical chart of a section of northern Quebec which bears flight course annotations made by Ernest Gann's flight crew during the Lac O'Connor rescue operation in 1943. The chart also bears annotations from a mineral exploration in the same area that Fockler and his associates conducted later.

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Various annotations in pencil on recto include "Gann Land," flight courses, "disturbed areas" (in which Gann's magnetic aeronautical instruments became disturbed on the 1943 flights), and geographic features.


Chart has been encapsulated in mylar.

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Created March 15, 2016 by Peter Houston

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  • Map cabinet: Map cabinet