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 also the principal missionary stations throughout the globe, 1842., Digital ID 465014, New York Public Library Geology Maps


The Geologic Atlas of the United States

The Geologic Atlas of the United States is a set of 227 folios published by the U.S. Geological Survey between 1894 and 1945. Each folio includes both topographic and geologic maps for each quad represented in that folio, as well as description of the basic and economic geology of the area.


 with all the new discoveries and marginal delineations, containing the most interesting particulars in the solar, starry and mundane system / by Saml. Dunn, mathematician., Digital ID 465024, New York Public Library Nautical Charts


Office of Coast Survey  

The Office of Coast Survey's Historical Map & Chart Collection is a rich archive of high-resolution images capturing a vast wealth of the U.S. government's historical surveying and mapping. The collection of over 35,000 scanned images - covering offshore and onshore sites - includes some of the Nation's earliest nautical charts, bathymetric maps, city plans, and Civil War battlefield maps.



 drawne according to ye truest descriptions, latest discoueries & best obseruations yt haue beene made by English or strangers, 1651., Digital ID 464988, New York Public Library Population / Demography Maps


American FactFinder 

American FactFinder is a web tool to help you find data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder comes from several censuses and surveys.

Historical Census Browser

The data and terminology presented in the Historical Census Browser are drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing, 1790 - 1960.

Social Explorer

Explore thousands of historical data maps. Social Explorer's maps are interactive and go from the first US Census in 1790 to the present.



The world, on Mercator's projection / By David H. Burr ; engraved by S. Stiles & Co., N. York., Digital ID 465015, New York Public Library Topography Maps


USGS Map Locator & Downloader

Use the locator to find the 7.5, 15 and or 30 minute US topographic map you need.

USGS Historic Topographical Maps 

For more than 125 years, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographic maps have accurately portrayed the complex geography of the Nation. The USGS is the largest producer of printed topographic maps, and, prior to 2009, USGS topographic maps were created using traditional cartographic methods and printed using the lithographic printing process.


United Nations Environmental Protection

The UNEP/GRID-Arendal Maps & Graphics Library is an on-going project to collect and catalogue all graphic products that have been prepared for publications and web-sites from the last 15 years in a wide range of themes related to environment and sustainable development.


The Atlas of Canada

Topographic maps from all of Canada's provinces and territories. 


World Atlas of Panoramic Images

Panoramic images from the California Geographical Survey a resource hosted by the Department of Geography and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Northridge.



 exhibiting the prevailing religion, form of government, degree of civilization and population of each country / E. Huntington, sc., Digital ID 465013, New York Public Library History of Cartography


Map History/History of Cartography 

Use this site to find free information about old maps, both on the web and in the real world. The site's 120 'pages' offer comment and guidence and over 6,500 annotated links selected for relevance and quality.


Bibliographia Cartographica

The print version of the "Bibliographia Cartographica - International documentation of cartographical literature" will be complemented by an online database containing new entries since 2006 and all bibliographic data of the printed volumes 16 (1989) to 33 (2006). The database includes numerous additional entries, which were not published in the print volumes.  Currently, the BC comprises about 27,000 scientific periodical articles as well as more than 5,000 monographic publications related to cartography.  


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