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DATA VISUALISATION: Stanje in razvojne težnje v prostoru severovzhodne Slovenije [The Condition and Developing Directions in the Room of the Northeastern Slovenia].



A rare, well designed Yugoslav statistical atlas for the north-eastern region of the country includes 21 well designed statistic maps, made by one of the leading Slovenian modern surveyors Peter Svetik.

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Oblong folio. [4], 98 pp. with full page colour maps, original card wrappers with illustrated cover (Very Good, wrappers with a minor wear, stamps from a deaccessioned library on the back of the title page and on the last page, old library paper stamp in the corner of the back cover).


This uncommon statistical atlas was made in Yugoslavia for the year 1973 and showcases the economic situation in the northeastern Slovenia, the region bordering Austria and Hungary. The maps show: the prognoses of the growth of social product per capita, migration, percentage of working people, deagrarization, school centers, energetic connections, drinking and industrial water, regulation of waters, canalization and cleaning of waters, transportation, functional farming fields,…

The maps were made by Peter Svetik, probably one of the most important names of Yugoslav modern geodesy. Svetik was a Slovene engineer of geodesy and a surveyor, who was leading major projects in the country, such as developing a system of new numeration of houses, establishing the geometrical center of Slovenia, and curating a collection of surveying instruments on the castle Bogenšperk.

Only 6 examples of the atlas are preserved in Slovenian libraries and none in institutions abroad.

References: OCLC 450240834.

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