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Maps and Atlases Pathfinder

Gateways

Maps of the World

WWW-VL: History: Maps
Although there are historical maps here, there is much more including satellite imagery, journals and bibliographies.

Map History/History of Cartography

ONLINE SOURCES FOR HISTORICAL ATLASES

Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century.

University of Texas Map Collection.
This is the best one.

Map Library.
From West Point, this site is good for wars.

National Geographic's MapMachine
Good for battles among other historical maps. Use the navigation bar on the left and click on "historical map."

Map Collections: 1500-2002.
From the Library of Congress, this is good for cultural, transportation, battles, and cities and towns.

Maps Online.
Identifies several key collections of historical maps.

Online Maps.
This collection is from Yale University. It is arranged by named collections.

Environmental Maps
HUD Environmental Maps
Shows location of superfund sites, hazardous waste sites, public housing, etc.
Satellite Maps
Geological Surveys
TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS, LAND FORM MAPS AND AERIAL M

Color Landform Atlas of the United States

Terrafly
Allows you to see a site from the sky.

State Atlases
Online Atlases

Xpedition Atlas.
Good for reproductions.

National Atlas of the United States.
Interactive on a variety of topics such as ethnicity, crimes, agriculture. Arranged by continent and then by region. Of special note are the economic and physical summary pages. For example, the economic summary lists the GNP, inflation rate and daily calories per capita. Also, maps on population distribution, temperature and precipitation.

Library Contact
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Dan Ring
Reference Librarian
ring@oakland.edu
248.370.2498


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