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  • Map of western Washington, showing density of merchantable timber (1898) Map of western Washington, showing density of merchantable timber (1898) Date: 1898 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (11.13mb) Source: WSU Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Washington State that you might want to check out. A map of timber density in western Washington...

    Map of Washington, showing timber (1898)

    Map of western Washington, showing density of merchantable timber (1898) Map of western Washington, showing density of merchantable timber (1898) Date: 1898 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (11.13mb) Source: WSU Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Washington State that you might want to check out. A map of timber density in western Washington...
  • Report on the geology and resources of the Black Hills of Dakota Geology of the Black Hills of Dakota (1880) Date: 1880 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (9.85mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other geological maps that you might want to check out. Interesting birdseye of some domed rock formation in...

    Geology of the Black Hills of Dakota (1880)

    Report on the geology and resources of the Black Hills of Dakota Geology of the Black Hills of Dakota (1880) Date: 1880 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (9.85mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other geological maps that you might want to check out. Interesting birdseye of some domed rock formation in...
  • Panoramic view of the Yellowstone National Park Panoramic view of the Yellowstone National Park (1915) Date: 1915 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (8.70mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Yellowstone that you might want to check out. Some unique relief shading on this early-20th Century USGS map of Yellowstone...

    Overhead view of Yellowstone National Park (1915)

    Panoramic view of the Yellowstone National Park Panoramic view of the Yellowstone National Park (1915) Date: 1915 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (8.70mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Yellowstone that you might want to check out. Some unique relief shading on this early-20th Century USGS map of Yellowstone...
  • Tennessee-North Carolina Geology of Tennessee and North Carolina (1895) Date: 1895 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (7.43mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other geological maps that you might want to check out. I'm really not qualified to tell you if these diagonal-stripe cross sections appended to this geologic map of Tennessee...

    Geology of Tennessee and North Carolina (1895)

    Tennessee-North Carolina Geology of Tennessee and North Carolina (1895) Date: 1895 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (7.43mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other geological maps that you might want to check out. I'm really not qualified to tell you if these diagonal-stripe cross sections appended to this geologic map of Tennessee...
  • Topographic map of the Island of Niihau, Kauai County, Hawaii Niihau, Hawaii in 1929 Date: 1926 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (13.79mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Hawaii that you might want to check out. USGS Topo of Hawaii's "Forbidden Isle" of Niihau [gmap]. If you like fascinating historical...

    Niihau, Hawaii in 1929

    Topographic map of the Island of Niihau, Kauai County, Hawaii Niihau, Hawaii in 1929 Date: 1926 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (13.79mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Hawaii that you might want to check out. USGS Topo of Hawaii's "Forbidden Isle" of Niihau [gmap]. If you like fascinating historical...
  • USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...

    USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968)

    USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...
  • USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications Date: 2002 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (4.16mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other USGS maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the United States Geological Survey's 133rd birthday. In honor of one of my favorite institutions (and...

    Happy Birthday, USGS! (7.5” Standards and Specs)

    USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications Date: 2002 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (4.16mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other USGS maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the United States Geological Survey's 133rd birthday. In honor of one of my favorite institutions (and...
  • Rozel Point, SW, 7.5” Topo USGS' most fascinating Topo: Rozel Point SW (1969) Date: 1969 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (26.28mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Utah that you might want to check out. The U.S. Geological Survey has been making their flagship paper map – the 7.5-minute quadrangle –...

    USGS’ most fascinating Topo: Rozel Point SW (1969)

    Rozel Point, SW, 7.5” Topo USGS' most fascinating Topo: Rozel Point SW (1969) Date: 1969 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (26.28mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Utah that you might want to check out. The U.S. Geological Survey has been making their flagship paper map – the 7.5-minute quadrangle –...
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863 Maps of Daily Positions at the Battlefield at Gettysburg (1876) Date: 1867 Author: John Bachelder Dwnld: 01 || 02 || 03 Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Civil War that you might want to check out....

    Positions at the Battlefield at Gettysburg (1876)

    Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863 Maps of Daily Positions at the Battlefield at Gettysburg (1876) Date: 1867 Author: John Bachelder Dwnld: 01 || 02 || 03 Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Civil War that you might want to check out....
  • Four maps of Guam, for my good friends who are moving there. Four Maps of Guam Date: var Author: var Dwnld: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: LoC, Rum., USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff These maps are for my friend Vince8, who is moving to Guam with his old lady. It won't be a part of any series because I don't think he gives a...

    Four Maps of Guam. Bon Voyage, Ving. Be safe.

    Four maps of Guam, for my good friends who are moving there. Four Maps of Guam Date: var Author: var Dwnld: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: LoC, Rum., USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff These maps are for my friend Vince8, who is moving to Guam with his old lady. It won't be a part of any series because I don't think he gives a...
  • USGS Topographic Map of Las Vegas – 1908 US40 #30 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (USGS Topo, 1908) Date: 1908 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (5mb) Source: Univ of Nevada-Reno Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July. I never thought...

    USGS Topo of Las Vegas, Nevada (1908)

    USGS Topographic Map of Las Vegas – 1908 US40 #30 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (USGS Topo, 1908) Date: 1908 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (5mb) Source: Univ of Nevada-Reno Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July. I never thought...
  • USGS Topographic Map of Charlotte in 1907 US40 #33 CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (USGS Topo, 1908) Date: 1908 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (6mb) Source: NC State Univ Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July. Well, here's a real...

    USGS Topo of Charlotte, North Carolina (1908)

    USGS Topographic Map of Charlotte in 1907 US40 #33 CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (USGS Topo, 1908) Date: 1908 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (6mb) Source: NC State Univ Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July. Well, here's a real...
  • USGS Topographic map of Austin – 1954 US40 #35 AUSTIN, TEXAS (USGS Topo, 1954) Date: 1954 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (5mb) Source: Perry-Castañeda Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July. Despite its rich history, emergent “cultural mecca”...

    USGS Topo of Austin, Texas (1954)

    USGS Topographic map of Austin – 1954 US40 #35 AUSTIN, TEXAS (USGS Topo, 1954) Date: 1954 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (5mb) Source: Perry-Castañeda Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of July. Despite its rich history, emergent “cultural mecca”...
  • The Blog The Images The Curator the Big Map Blog I came across many of the maps you'll see on the Big Map Blog while doing research for a film I'm working on. While searching, I found thousands of old, beautiful maps that are sadly being kept from the public that deserves them — sometimes by clumsy or unwieldy government ftp sites, and other times by archives with steep fees...

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    The Blog The Images The Curator the Big Map Blog I came across many of the maps you'll see on the Big Map Blog while doing research for a film I'm working on. While searching, I found thousands of old, beautiful maps that are sadly being kept from the public that deserves them — sometimes by clumsy or unwieldy government ftp sites, and other times by archives with steep fees...