France / prepared by the General Staff, Geographical Section and Chief of Engineers, U.S.Army.

Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section [Browse]
First edition - AMS 1. Reproduced 1944 by A.M.S.
  • [Southampton] : Ordnance Survey, 1944.
  • [London] : Geographical Section, General Staff, 1944.
  • Washington, D.C. : Army Map Service, U.S. Army, 1943-1944.
  • Lambert conformal conic projection (W 5°01ʹ28ʹʹ--E 8°14ʹ09ʹʹ/N 51°06ʹ28ʹʹ--N 42°19ʹ26ʹʹ).
  • 1 map in136 sheets : color 64 x 72 cm


Issuing body
Library of Congress genre(s)
  • Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section ; G.S.G.S. no. 4249. [More in this series]
  • United States. Army Map Service. A.M.S. ; M661 [More in this series]
  • Geographical Section, General Staff ; G.S.G.S. 4249 (AMS M661)
  • Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  • French Lambert Zone I, II and III; in later editions the UTM grid was added.
  • Sheets contain glossary, reliability diagram indicating revisions, index to adjoining sheets describing the grid zone, and information on magnetic declination.
  • This set is supplemented by the following map series: Belgium & N.E. France 1:100,000 (G.S.G.S. 4336) Central Europe 1:100,000 (G.S.G.S. 4416) and Italy 1:100,000 (G.S.G.S. 4164).
  • Some sheets were reissued by U.S. Army Map Service (A.M.S. M661).
  • "For use by War and Navy Department agencies only".
Bibliographic references
Map is based largely on maps by the French Service géographique de l'Armée: France: 1;20,000. 1:50,000, 80,000 and 1:200,000 series.
Other format(s)
Online version available via the Princeton University Libraries Digital Maps & Geospatial Information Center website.
Other title(s)
France, scale 1:100,000
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