A joint project of the Maine Historical Society, and the University of Maine's Geography and History departments, this 9x12 Atlas grew out of a 1974 commission. Its two parts capture the state's geographical character and historical patterns and developments. Sixty-two plates illustrate various aspects of Maine from the early explorations to the bicentennial, inculding Towns and Townships, Congressional Districts, Energy Sources, Forest Production, Retail Sales, Maine Election Districts, Land Ownership, and Population Density. Also included are seven historical maps ranging from 1609 to 1973. Paperback.