Basic Cartography

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     In the series "Sciences of the Earth and the Universe" the first map stamp dealt with "Derived Cartography." The second stamp, issued in 2007, deals with "Basic Cartography." It features a map of the Embasle de Rasarito "the Rasarito Dam," approximately 140 miles west of Toledo, Spain. Basic Cartography represents the results of direct observation and measurement of the earth's surface.

SCN 3480

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