• La Floride /

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. Prime meridian: [Ferro]. Appears to be no. [3] detached from: L'Amériqve en plvsievrs cartes novvelles, et exactes, &c., ... Paris, [1667?] -P.L. Phillips, A list of geographical atlases in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1657
  • Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America nebst Louisiana : nach Murdochischer projection entworfen nach den neuesten astronomischen ortsbestimmungen /

    Relief shown in hachures. Covers the area east of the Red River from Lake Superior to Gulf of Mexico to New Brunswick. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Minimal level cataloging record. 1 map : hand col. ; 46 x 67 cm.

    • Contributor: Güssefeld, F. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • The United States of America, with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland ...

    Also the Spanish Territories of Louisiana and Florida according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace ... 20th of Jan. 1783. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 45 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

    Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index of buildings with householders' names. 1 map : col. ; 45 x 67 cm.

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1670
  • Discovering the legacy of Lewis and Clark : bicentennial commemoration 2003-2006 /

    Legend includes preparation, recruitment, exploration and homecoming, Indian reservations, Louisiana Purchase boundary, and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes historical and descriptive text about the expedition and the historic trail. 1 map : col. ; on sheet 46 x 90 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2003
  • Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

    Relief shown by hachures. From: The Rocky Mountains; or, scenes, incidents, and adventures in the far west; digested from the journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, of the Army of the United States, and illustrated from various other sources. Wheat, C.I. Mapping of the transmississippi West, 424 Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Louisiana.

    From Arrowsmith & Lewis New and Elegant General Atlas, 1804. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 25 x 20 cm.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Virginia /

    Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 32 x 41 cm.

    • Contributor: Smith, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1624
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3808. DLC LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, foxed in upper right corner, stained and torn along fold lines. 1 map : hand ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Shows block numbers and location of existing buildings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with northwest at top. Copy annotated in pencil at bottom: 142566. Accompanied by: A list of residents keyed by letter and number in pocket. Xerox, 36 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of points of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longitudes 45 and 180 west exhibiting Mackenzie's track from Montreal to Fort Chipewyan & from thence to the north sea in ...

    "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 43 x 78 cm.

    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1801
  • Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi]: dressée sur un grand nombre de mémoires entrautres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire /

    Covers United States from Rio Grande River to Hudson River. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Item 46 in LC Kohl exhibition, Mar. to June 1993. DLC Phillips. Maps of America. Includes notes. Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la Rivie. S. Louis et de la Mobile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on ...

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1718
  • Rights & Access -- Discovery and Exploration

    The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of ...

  • The upper Mississippi and Missouri /

    Covers the northwestern United States and western Canada. Relief shown pictorially. French. Title and notes in English. Traced by J.G. Kohl from the original map: Idee topographique des huts de Mississipi et du Missouri ... / dessinèe par Mr. Soulard ancien, S. Lant de port de la marine. rle. de France et Captne. des milices de S.M.C. aux yllinois ...... "This is a copy ...

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Preliminary map no. 2, (transcript of plane table sheets) of the country surveyed in 1874 by Party No. 1 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Note: green = irrigable land; blue = timber land. Above title: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological and Geographical survey of the territories, Second Division. J. W. Powell, geologist in charge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 43 x 79 cm.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired on exchange, in 1937 from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. DLC LC copy quartered and mounted on cloth backing, with a repaired tear through the title area. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Chart to illustrate the paper on the drift of the "Endurance".

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map, col., 29 x 30 cm.

    • Contributor: Wordie, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows points of interest, aids to navigation, and historical information. Appears in Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or, dictionary of America & West Indies, 1816. Exhibition: Mapping the North American Plains, Aug. 10-Oct 10, 1983, DLC Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. DLC Available also ...

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port Royal harbour.--The bay ...

    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1715
  • Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat ...

    Diagrammatic map of weights and measures in use in 27 Mediterranean and European seaports. Oriented with north to the right. Each port city is represented by a vignette of a prominent local tower and the vignettes are connected by rhumb lines. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (light brown) and watercolors. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 4. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Domenech, Arnald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1484
  • About this Collection -- Discovery and Exploration

    This category documents the discovery and exploration with both manuscripts and published maps. Many of these maps reflect the European Age of Discoveries, dating from the late 15th century to the 17th century when Europeans were concerned primarily with determining the outline of the continents as they explored and mapped the coastal areas and the major waterways. Also included are 18th and 19th century ...

  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Relief shown by hachures. State 3: Includes notes, Great Basin statement, and place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. "Published in Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44. By Brevet Captain J. C. Fremont ... Printed by order of the Senate ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 66 cm.

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1720
  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Relief shown by hachures. State 2: Does not include notes or Great Basin statement. Shows place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. LC Trails, no. 223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy of eastern half of map only, halfed and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818