Surface Weather Map

One of 15 pamphlets in the series: Programed Text available on this site.

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This booklet gives an overview of surface weather maps as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Surface Weather Map, interpretation of data from plotted station models, [and] analysis of maps to include pressure centers and fronts" as well as the "Use of map for flight planning." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iv, 18 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Creation Information

Randall; Turgeon & Randall June 1969.

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This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1693 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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  • Randall "Prepared by: Mr. Randall, Maint/Meteorology Branch, January 1968"
  • Turgeon "Prepared by: CPT Turgeon, Maint/Meteorology Branch, January 1968"

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  • Randall "Revised by: Mr. Randall, Intro Airmanship Br, June 1969"

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Surface Weather Map
  • Alternate Title: Programed Text AM-34, June 1969
  • Series Title: Programed Text

Description

This booklet gives an overview of surface weather maps as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Surface Weather Map, interpretation of data from plotted station models, [and] analysis of maps to include pressure centers and fronts" as well as the "Use of map for flight planning." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iv, 18 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Notes

There are handwritten notes throughout the book, including circled answers in the self-evaluation questions.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

This multi-volume collection of photographs documents the history of Fort Wolters from its inception as a National Guard Training Center in 1921 through its high point as the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training Center/School to its closing, as Fort Wolters, in 1974 The collection was compiled by Col. Willie H. Casper, Jr., from public sources and declassified government photographs and documents. Col. Casper was the deputy commander of Fort Wolters from 1965 to 1971.

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  • June 1969

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Randall; Turgeon & Randall. Surface Weather Map, pamphlet, June 1969; Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46573/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.