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    General 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

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    [Aihun, Luosha, Taiwan, Nei Menggu tu]
    [艾渾,羅刹,台灣,蒙古圖] | Pictorical maps of Aihun, Russia, Taiwan and Mongolia
    Scales differ. Manuscript on silk. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Bird's-eye view. Covers four frontier regions of the Manchu Dynasty, Aihun area, a military colony since the middle of the 17th century on the north banks of the Amur, Russian camp in eastern Siberia, Taiwan and Pescadores Islands, and Inner Mongolia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1697
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    Military 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

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    Cities 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

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    Imperii sinarum nova descriptio. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Clüver's Introductionio in universam geographiam tam veterem quam novam ... Venduntur Amstelaedami : Apud Joannem Wolters, 1697. In upper right corner: Tab. 37. From the collection of Andrew Arthur Benton. Includes ill. LC copy stamped on: 626888. In pencil on recto and ink on verso: 34. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Clüver, Philipp
    • Date: 1697
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    Finding 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

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