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Rare relief maps kept safe in Upham Hall

Geographer Melanie McCalmont and UW-Whitewater Geography & Geology Department Chair and Professor Peter Jacobs look on as photographer Tim Hughes photographs the rare relief model of Southern New England for McCalmont’s forthcoming book on relief models in the University of Wisconsin system. Three relief maps are currently on display on the basement floor of Upham Hall.
Vesna Brajkovic photo/

February 18, 2015

Feb 18, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hrough the years, Upham Hall has undergone upgrades and renovations pushing for an “out with the old, in with the new” mentality. But it takes a scientific-eye to spot when the ‘old’ is an irreplaceable, rare and book-subject worthy...

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