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Soviet military mapping of the world


The cartographic production produced by the USSR during the Cold War period is immense, encompassing all corners of the globe. These topographic maps have a quality and a detail that surprises, especially as some of them are so remote and difficult to access for the technology of the time. Today, we can find countries where the best cartographic base is even Soviet maps.

If anyone wants to find out more about the stories behind these maps and some interesting links, I recommend the following page:
Soviet Military Topographic Mapping