The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

with notes surrounding The Disappearance of the 
Lockheed Electra & The Flight to Howland Island - 
an unusual cartographic presentation combining history , 
geography , cartography and navigation to present the 
mysterious disappearance in the vicinity of Howland 
Island of the famous aviatrix attempted flight around 
the world in 1937 . 
Consists of maps of the western Pacific and the former 
Japanese Mandated Islands with inset maps of Saipan , 
Truk Lagoon , Jaluit Atoll and Howland Island . 
Includes a polar projection explaining Time Zones and 
describes the method of calculating time (GMT) and 
compass directions with text explaining the "announced" 
and possible "alternate" flight path which , if taken , 
could have involved an act of espionage. 
Also includes testimony of several Saipanese who , 
in the late nineteen thirties, claim to have seen an 
american female rumored to have been a pilot. 
Details of the flight and pertinent messages received aboard 
the Itasca are provided along with sketches. 
A very different , detailed chart and technical presentation 
of events. A must for aviation history buffs , 
admirers of Earhart and those interested in examining the 
intricacies of navigation , Greenwich Mean Time , 
compass headings , etc. , all shown visually on a single sheet. 
Color , English 
Currently out of print

See a small portion of the map

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The Mystery of Amelia Earhart