In 1968 a Syrian Air Force MiG accidentally landed in Israel. The pilot had been navigating with a map published in the 1940s.
The soviet military mapped the entire world with an extreme accuracy. They created more than 1 million maps and some are still used today. It remains one of the most ambitious cartography project till today.
There is a website that allows you to choose any location in the world and then shows you how much damage would be caused if a nuclear bomb were dropped on that location.