MapKun yu wan guo quan tu
坤輿萬國全圖 | Great universal geographic map Relief shown pictorially. Title from Web page (viewed on April 20, 2010). Sheets individually numbered, e.g. Si fu. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Online version of the map on an exhibition at the Library of Congress that opened from Jan. 12 to April 17, 2010. The main map shows an oval shaped world map, includes insets ...
- Contributor: Ricci, Matteo - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
- Date: 1602
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CollectionFinding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
- Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
CollectionCities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
- Date: 1500
CollectionGeneral Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
- Date: 1290
MapAmericae sive novi orbis proximarvmqz regionum orae descriptio.
Americae sive novi orbis proximarumqz regionum orae descriptio Relief shown pictorially. Attributed to: Johannes Metellus. Appears in the author's Speculum orbis terrae, 1602. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 176-7. Latin text on verso. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: George Tobolowsky Acquisitions control no. 2004-052
- Contributor: Matal, Jean
- Date: 1602
Map[Quanzhou Fu yu di tu shuo].
[泉州府輿地图说]. | Fujiang Sheng hai fang tu | Illustrated atlas of Quanzhou Prefecture Covers land and territory in Quanzhou Prefecture. Shows cities, towns, and military posts in Quanzhou fu. Title supplied. Previous supplied title: Quanzhou fu tu shuo. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, torn at fold lines. Previous call no.: G2308.F8F9
- Date: 1602
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CollectionMilitary Battles and Campaigns This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
- Date: 1570