Collection Items

  • Map
    Acadia National Park and vicinity, Hancock Co., Maine. Scale 1:62,500 Relief shown by shading, contours, and spot heights. "Compiled from 1:62,500-scale maps dated 1942, 1943 and 1956. Revised from aerial photographs taken 1970. Field checked 1971." "Polyconic projection. 1927 North American datum." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of "Isle au Haut (Knox County)" and Schoodic Peninsula. AACR2: 110; 651/1
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1971
  • Article
    Maps of Acadia National Park - Mapping the National Parks - Digital Collections Acadia, established in 1919, was the first national park east of the Mississippi River. It was also the first national park on a coast, and the first to be donated to the federal government by private individuals who gave land that they had previously owned as well as land specifically purchased, in order to preserve it for the use of the public. Early European ...
  • Article
    Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mapping the National Parks - Digital Collections Great Smoky Mountains National Park, encompassing some of the oldest mountains on earth, is located in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. The state boundary line bisects the park, which is one of the largest in the eastern United States. Measuring fifty-four miles long and nineteen miles across at its widest point the park consists of slightly more than half a million ...