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17 Fascinating World Map Oddities

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The Chicago Map Society's January Meeting
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Social half hour begins at 5:30pm, the presentation begins at 6 pm

Ruggles Hall

Chuck Olsen
Open to the Public
Center for the History of Cartography Programs
Chicago Map Society Meeting

Take a trip around the planet to discover the cultural and historical backstories behind some of the most unusual international and interstate borders on the map! Charles “Chuck” Olsen (who holds a BA in International Relations and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin - Madison) is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel with twenty-one years of service who has visited over thirty countries. He is a globe collector with a lifelong passion for cartography and cultural geography.

Cost and Registration Information 

Our meetings are open to the public, but to help defray expenses, non-members are asked for a small donation at the door.