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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 Be... 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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    Biao zhun shi yong zui xin Zhongguo quan tu. Relief shown by spot heights. Inset: Nan Hai ge dao yu, scale 1:18,000,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1953
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    Aomen Shi quan tu.
    City plan of Macau
    Relief shown by hachures. Duplicate of Macau city plan in 1952-53 "Commercial and Industrial Yearbook". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1953
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    Great Smoky Mountains National Park and vicinity. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1953
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    Great Smoky Mountains National Park and vicinity. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1953
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    China, communist administrative divisions 1953. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "12577 2-53." LC copy stamped on: 347. Mounted on cloth and laminated.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1953
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    China. Shows administrative divisions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "7-53." Includes text. "GPO-SSO-1289." LC copy stamped on: 945A. Sectioned in two and mounted on cloth. Map number cut out.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1953
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    Green Mountain National Forest, Vermont Scale ca. 1:150,000. Folded title: Green Mountain National Forest. Relief shown pictorially and by spot heights. Includes historical notes, location map, and ill. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. Forest Service. Eastern Region
    • Date: 1953
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    Sanborn Maps The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division. The online checklist is based upon the Library's 1981 publication Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress and will be continually updated to reflect new acquisitions. Fire Insurance Maps in the ...
    • Date: 1867

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    Map le of the Mississippi country
    Map of the Mississippi country | Stoddard map
    Relief shown by hachures. Blue line print. "Copy of a map of St. Louis village, ca. 1804-05. Now in possession of U.S. Ware Dept., Washington, D.C. [Stoddard map]". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wayman, Norbury L.
    • Date: 1953
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    Chart of limits of seas and oceans. Map shows locations of bags, seas, straits, and oceans. Includes indexes by alphabet and number to the bodies of water. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (U.S.)
    • Date: 1953
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    Washington and vicinity "Elevations in feet." Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia. "Printed by Army Map Service, Corps of Engineers, 2-53, 180159." "Base map copied in July 1952..." UTM grid. Standard map series designation: [Series] V901 / AMS. Includes notes. LC copy laminated, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army Map Service - Regional Highway Planning Committee for Metropolitan Washington
    • Date: 1953
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    Point 4 around the world.
    Point four around the world
    "O-235951." LC copy mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Technical Cooperation Administration
    • Date: 1953
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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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    East Africa 1:125,000. Relief shown by spot heights. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Geographical Section - Great Britain. Army. East African Survey Group
    • Date: 1953