Library of Congress Geography and Maps: An
Illustrated Guide
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Concordance of Images

Copies of the images from Geography and Maps: An Illustrated Guide may be ordered from the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service (see Price List for Photographic Products). The images are listed below in the order in which they appear in the guide.


Claudius Ptolemy's Geographia

Olaus Magnus's map of Scandinavia and the North Atlantic,

Civitates Orbis Terrarum.


Johann Ruysch's map

Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy

Henricus Hondius's ornately decorated world map

Title page from Pieter van den Keere's La Germanie Inférievre

Frontispiece from Joan Blaeu's Le Grand Atlas

The harbor of Bombay

Chart of northwest Africa and Western Europe

Nautical chart of the Mediterranean Sea (left and right)

Chart of Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 1823

1887 atlas of Washington, D.C.

Deer Creek Township in Tazewell County, Illinois,

Map of botanical geography

Panoramic view of the Grand Canyon by William H. Holmes

The economic map of the former Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic

Special Collections

Manuscript map of the Kingdom of Ethiopia

George Washington prepared this manuscript plat in 1766

Pierre Charles L'Enfant's original plan for the capital of the United States,

Explorer's chart of the northeast coast of North America

Diego Gutiérrez's celebrated map of the Western Hemisphere

One of three original maps depicting the maritime explorations of the coasts of the United States

Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin's Carte de l'Amérique Septentrionale

Powder horns with maps and other images.

The Battle of Bunker Hill,

Sketch map of the battlefield of Gettysburg by Jedediah Hotchkiss,

A manuscript map of the region from Lake Erie to the mouth of the Ohio River

The first map to show the region that is now part of Yellowstone National Park.

Panoramic view of Phoenix, Arizona by C. J. Dyer in 1885.

Sheet showing the Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation Studio

Map of Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean

Land litigation map of Oztoticpac

Hand-colored photographic plan for the rebuilding of Berlin

A rubbing taken from a 4,000-year-old stone tablet in Sian

Detail of manuscript Chinese map

Detail of Japanese manuscript scroll map

Manuscript map of Japan as viewed from Burma during World War II

Palestine as portrayed by cartographer-artist Hal Shelton,

U.S. Army Air Force's "survival" maps

Translucent maps donated to the Library by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority of Washington, D.C.

General Collections

1853 map of Wyoming County

The Great Texas Cattle Trail

Map documenting the developing railroad network in the Middle Atlantic and New England states

Shell Road Map of Pennsylvania

Salzburg province in Austria

Map showing the distribution of the four dominant religions

Carte géométrique de la France

Topographic map (1/75,000) of Austria-Hungary

Planimetric map (1/25,000) of China

Topographic map (1/25,000) of Egypt

Topographic map (1/25,000) of Switzerland

Hand-colored geological sheet issued by the Geological Survey of England and Wales

An early experimental air navigation strip map

chart of Charleston, South Carolina

Daily situation maps prepared by the 12th Army

Globes and Terrain Models

Small manuscript terrestrial globe

Gobe gores from the 1615 celestial globe

Map of the Crown Prince Islands

Aerial Photographs and Remote Sensing Maps

Photomosaic of Manhattan Island, New York

1980 coverage of Carver County, Minnesota by the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

The confluence of the Rio Negro and the Amazon River in a Landsat image

Digital Data and Geographic Information Systems

Computer-generated map of Dade County, Florida

computer-screen map, which shows mortality statistics

Political map of Europe showing national capitals and major cities

List of Special Collections

One of the earliest maps published in the New World was engraved on copper by Antonio Ysarti in Mexico City and printed by Juan de Ribero

"Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish Possessions" (Philadelphia, 1816)

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