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There are a few uncataloged maps depicting animals and wildlife distribution, as well as fisheries, in Russia and the former Soviet Union. They are elaborated upon below. Cataloged maps can be identified on the Library of Congress online catalog via the standard search terms "Zoogeography Russia Federation maps" and "Animals Russia Federation maps." A few are cataloged under the terms "Wildlife management areas Russia Federation maps" and "Hunting Russia Federation maps" and "Fishing Russia Federation maps."
There are fifteen uncataloged maps illustrating the distribution of animals and wildlife in Russia and the former Soviet Union. They range in date from 1896 to 1975. One of them, in addition to the beautifully drawn item from another repository appearing above, are described below.
Zoogeoraficheskaia uchebnaia karta SSSR. V. V. Eramkov, N. M. Buchonov, and M.M. Beliaev (Moscow, Russia : Geokartprom, 1928). Chromolithograph in two sections. Scale approximately 1:5,000,000. Filed under USSR/Russia -- Animals -- 1929 -- 1:5,000,000 -- Geokartprom; and under unverified call number G7001 .D4 1929 .G4
Finely illustrated zoogeographical education map of the U.S.S.R. from 1928. Depicts fauna across the Soviet Union, with common species highlighted for various geographical regions. The first section shows pictorial images of wildlife from European Russia (west of the Ural Mountains). It includes a table with numeric references by region that lists 236 species shown on the map. This section of the map contains several insets, which show animals and birds both useful and injurious to agriculture; the seasonal arrival to Moscow of select migratory birds (by month and day averaged over ten years); and the amount and value of key fur exports. Two additional graphs show both the growth of fur exports (in millions of rubles) and the percentage volume imported by country in the 1920s. It also has two pictorial insets for wildlife from the Caucasus region, in the high mountain ranges and in the forests. The second section features pictorial images of many well-known species, both terrestrial and maritime, from different parts of Siberia and the Russian Far East. This section contains two insets, one that shows hunting regions and the other the range of wildlife across the USSR. It also has two pictorial insets for wildlife from Kamchatka and Sakhalin Island. Includes booklet of text.
Although LC holds an original edition of the map, digital images of a better quality copy in the Russian State Library are available via the Library website.
Zoogeographicheskaia Karta SSSR. N.N. Kondakova and L.E. Tret'iakova. (Moscow: GUGK, 1950). Photolithograph, colored. Scale 1:5,000,000. Filed under USSR -- Animals -- "Zoogeographic Map of the USSR" -- 1950 -- 1:5,000,000 -- GUGK
Multi-sheet map illustrating animal and wildlife distribution throughout the USSR in 1950. Identifies via illustrations seventy-nine different species of wildlife, marine life, reserve life, and fish. Also shows place names, rivers and lakes, snow peaks, and limits of sea ice. Eight broad faunal zones indicated by color, and subdivided by tonality. Includes numbered and pictorial index of animals and faunal zones. Variegated lines indicate the extent of the geographic distribution of different categories of animals. Includes sixteen marginal illustrations of wildlife.
Library holds later editions of this map.
There is one uncataloged map depicting animals in the Caucasus from the early twentieth century, and one in Georgia from 1968.
There is one uncataloged Japanese map depicting fish and fisheries in Sakhalin Oblast from 1908.