Disclaimer: The content of the web sites listed below is NOT controlled by MLWGS.

The Universe of Cartography
Map History/Cartography – vast collection of map resources maintained by Tony Campbell, former Map Librarian for the British Library
Odden’s Bookmarks – an encyclopedia of resources about maps, archives of maps, and more – started in 1995 by Roelof Oddens, the curator of the map Library of the Faculty of GeoSciences at Universiteit Utrecht

Historical Maps
British Library’s Map Collections – focus on virtual exhibitions and digital resources for maps you can view on your computer
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection – searchable collection of high resolution maps viewable with the Insight Browser (pop-up blockers must be turned off for the viewer to work properly)
Historic Cities – collaboration of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Jewish National and University Library
Library of Congress Map Collections – historical maps
Mapping Virginia – special exhibit from the Library of Virginia
Osher Map Library – from the Smith Center for Cartographic Education at the University of Southern Maine
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection – current & historical maps

Topographical, Relief, and Satellite Maps
National Geographic’s Map Machine – satellite & relief maps
TerraServer– free public access to a vast data store of maps and aerial photographs of the US sponsored by Microsoft Corporation.  For topo map, click to zoom in on a specific area and then download or print the resulting map.

Maps bookmarks on delicious
You’ll also want to check out the maps tag in the library’s bookmark account (dragonlibrary) on delicious.

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