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    Antarctica exploration and claims, as of 1 February 1956. Scale ca. 1:14,000,000. Relief shown by spot heights. "GPO-SSO." "25554 7-56." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Map of Montgomery, Alabama Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index.
    • Contributor: Hay, Edwin - Montgomery (Ala.) Office of City Engineer
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Communist China, administrative divisions, March 1956. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "3-56." LC copy stamped on: 129. Mounted on cloth and laminated. Map number and printing statement cut out.
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Barker's map of Washington County, Pennsylvania : from actual...
    Map of Washington County, Pennsylvania
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names; householders' names also given in the village/borough/city insets. Hand col. to distinguish townships. Originally printed on 2 sheets (east/west, later conjoined). LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, darkened, brittle, quartered. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 [sic] by William J. Barker in the ... Western District of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, ...
    • Contributor: Sherman, James M. - Day, A. R. - Barker, Wm. J. (William J.) - Wm. Schuchman & Bro. Lith
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Atlas to accompany Steele's American campaigns LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 96 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10680 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Military Academy. Department of Military Art and Engineering - Esposito, Vincent J. (Vincent Joseph) - Steele, Matthew Forney
    • Date: 1956

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  • Collection
    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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  • Map
    Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo gua tu Based on registered administrative map cartographed prior to Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945, and revised according to new data. Shanghai 33rd printing. Includes insets showing adjacent countries, physical features of China, and islands in South China Sea. ARP Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: DI Tu Chu Ban She
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, District of Columbia-Maryland-Virginia Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, D.C.-Md.-Va. UTM and state grids. Includes notes and topographic quadrangle sheet index diagram. "N3845--W7652.5/21x19.25." "MR 6294." LC copy laminated, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Washington and vicinity, District of Columbia-Maryland-Virginia Relief shown by spot heights. Alternate title in right lower margin: Washington and vicinity, D.C.-Md.-Va. UTM and state grids. Includes notes and topographic quadrangle sheet index diagram. "N3845--W7652.5/21x19.25." LC copy halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1956
  • Collection
    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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  • Map
    Leningrad. Scale 1:35,000. "13543 3-56." Shows wards. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. Central Intelligence Agency
    • Date: 1956
  • Collection
    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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  • Collection
    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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  • Map
    Distribution of Negro population by county 1950 : showing eac... "Copyright 1956 by Samuel Fitzsimmons." Includes inset showing New York City. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth. Stamped on: 145A. Accompanied by full size black and white photocopy.
    • Contributor: Fitzsimmons, Samuel
    • Date: 1956
  • Map
    Topographic map, Acadia National Park and vicinity, Hancock C... Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1956
  • Collection
    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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