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Maps Mapping the national parks

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Mapping the national parks
The Mapping the National Parks collection documents the history, cultural aspects, and geological formations of areas that eventually became National Parks. The collection consists of approximately 200 maps dating from the 17th century to the present, reflecting early mapping of the areas that would become four National Parks, as well as the parks themselves. Production of this collection is supported by a gift from the Rockefeller Foundation.
Created / Published
Washington, DC : Library of Congress, [1999]
Subject Headings
-  National parks and reserves--United States--Maps
-  Mode of access: World Wide Web.
-  Title from Web page (viewed on May 1, 2006).
-  Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
-  Text (HTML) and digital images.
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Chicago citation style:

Mapping the National Parks. [Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1999] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed October 24, 2016.)

APA citation style:

(1999) Mapping the National Parks. [Washington, DC: Library of Congress] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Mapping the National Parks. [Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1999] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.