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2021 “Maps & America” Arthur Holzheimer Lecture: “Mapping Grand Canyon National Park”

April 8 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

detail of Grand Canyon mapTom Patterson, US National Park Service Cartographer (Ret.), will present a virtual talk,“Mapping Grand Canyon National Park,” on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 6 pm.

Please register here to access the event.

Patterson’s presentation will focus on four recently published maps of Grand Canyon National Park that owe their design inspiration to renowned mapmakers of the twentieth century.

This will be the 31st annual Maps & America lecture, organized by the American Geographical Society Library and supported by an endowment created by Arthur and Janet Holzheimer.

The lecture series was inaugurated by the noted cartographic historian, Brian Harley, in 1990. Over the years, the series has featured many of the leading figures in the field of map history and provided a multifaceted survey of this rapidly developing field. A list of previous speakers can be viewed here.


April 8
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM