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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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    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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    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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    America Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes inset of Arctic regions and ill. LC copy imperfect: Margin torn, with some sections missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Overton, Henry
    • Date: 1711
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    A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within ye limits of ye South Sea Company, from ye river Aranoca to Terra del Fuego, and from thence through ye ... Scale ca. 1:32,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Insets: A chart from England to the river Aranoca &c.--Peypses or Pepys I.--A map of ye Straits of Magellan &c.--A map of the isthmus of Darien the bay of Panama &c.--The island of Juan Ferdinando.--The Gallapagos Islands.--The gulf of Nicoya or gulf of Salinas.--The gulf of Amapalla or Fonesca.--The port of Acapulco. Mounted ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1711
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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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    [Four diagrams of Solar eclipses]. Title devised by cataloger. Appears in: Universal Geography, Johanne Bunone, London, 1711. In upper right margin: p. 30. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped in black ink in lower margin: 626888.
    • Contributor: Buno, Johannes
    • Date: 1711
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    A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by ...
    Complete description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts | Improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love | West part by Capt. Tho. Nairn | Chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida
    Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed inset of "A plan of the town & harbour of Charles Town," and inset "The town and harbour of St Augustin," and col. ill. Copy imperfect: Discoloration ...
    • Contributor: Crisp, Edw. (Edward) - Nairne, Thomas - Harris, John - Mathews, Maurice - Love, John - Crisp, Edw
    • Date: 1711