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Old World Map – Historical Maps Free Online Covering the World

Old World Map - Historical Maps Free Online Covering the World

Old World Map. Historical maps worldwide free online. Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific, Latin America. Giant map collections.

Africa Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries. This large collection contains mostly political, reference, and topographical maps produced by the U.S. CIA.

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Afriterra

Historical maps of Africa. Over 2,500 maps fully digitized and viewable in a freely accessible online database.

Ancient Maps

About 800 maps from the 13th to the 18th Century, often including substantial information about the mapmakers. U.S. Library of Congress.

Asia Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries. As with the Perry-Castaneda collection for Africa, above, this has a very large number of reference, political and topographical maps produced by or for the U.S. CIA.

Australia – 1886 Atlas with 81 Maps

From the National Library of Australia

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Australia and the Pacific Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

History and Geography of Europe and the World

This collection from EurAtlas has hundreds of online historical maps of areas around the world, with an especially strong collection for Europe.

Cambridge Modern History Atlas 1912

All(?) maps from this world atlas, at the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection. 141 maps, often illustrating historical events or trends.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Over 86,000 maps and related images. Includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific, Arctic, Antarctic, and the World. David Rumsey Map Center.

Digital Partner Collections at Leventhal Map Center

Links to 19 major online collections of historical maps. Most of these collections contain historic maps for the U.S., especially New England.

Europe Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Historical Map Web Sites

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries. Contains links to collections of historic maps for every region of the world.

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Jamaican Maps

42 maps. University of the West Indies; Mona Library.

Korea Maps

From the Perry-Castaneda Map Collection, UT Library Online.

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Map Collection at the John Carter Brown Library

More than 25,000 maps, including a huge number of maps from the 16th to 18th centuries.

Map Collections at the Digital Bodleian

7 collections of very old maps of Great Britain and the World. Digital Bodleian.

Maps of Africa to 1900

Nearly 2,500 maps. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Maps of the Americas

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Maritime Charts and Atlases

Nautical charts and atlases for the world and particularly North America. The core of collection is 25 atlases from the 17th and 18th centuries. Also 1,500 charts, mostly from the 19th century. Digital Commonwealth

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection

Nearly 7,700 maps; mostly historical maps of the U.S.

Oriental Institute Map Series

Seven Site Maps covering the ancient Near East (Egypt, Sudan, The Levant, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, and Iran), locating primary archaeological sites, modern cities, and river courses. The Oriental Institute of Univ. of Chicago.

Polar Regions and Oceans Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Rare maps – West Indies

39 maps. University of the West Indies.

Topographic Map Series

A worldwide series produced by the Army Map Service from the 1940s to the 1960s. Perry-Castaneda Map Collection, University of Texas Austin Libraries.

Urban Maps

Pre-20th-century, with appr. 2,000 urban-related maps. Special focus on Boston and other Massachusetts cities and towns. Also examples of major types of urban mapping common in Europe and U.S. from end of the 16th century to early 20th century. Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts.

World Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

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