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Antique Maps of the Pacific Ocean
Antique maps (pre-1800) for the Pacific Ocean and its islands.
http://www.prigsbee.com/maps/

Atlas Coelestis
Celestial cartography maps.
http://www.bo.astro.it/~biblio/atlas/atlas-in.htm

Canada at Scale: Maps of our History
National Archives of Canada online exhibition with large collection of digital maps and historical explanation. 16th to 19th century maps of Canada and North America.
http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/206/301/lac-bac/canada_at_scale-ef/www.lac-bac.gc.ca/maps/index-e.html

Diego Gutierrez Map of America, 1562
Western Hemisphere map; historical information with scrolling and zooming map viewer.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gutierrz.html

Exploring Florida
Includes hundreds of Florida maps and detail views from 1584 to the present.
http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/maps.htm

F.Y.R. Macedonia from Antiquity to Present Day
Macedonia from 1477 to 1928. Downloadable.
http://www.unet.com.mk/oldmacedonianmaps/

Genmaps
Great Britain maps, 16th through 19th century, divided into counties and regions.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/

Germany at the End of the 18th Century
Maps of different parts of Germany at the end of the 18th century drawn by the author and links to maps of the same period show the political division of Germany
http://www.hoeckmann.de/deutschland/

Historical Atlas of the 20th Century
Large collection of color-coded atlas maps showing world population, governments, wars, and other historical trends. Many include brief historical commentaries.
http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/20centry.htm

History Link 101 Map Page
Collection of historical and educational maps of ancient Africa, China, Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamia, Rome, Middle Ages and Prehistoric Man.
http://www.historylink101.com/historical_maps.htm

Images of Early Maps on the Web
A list of sites with historical maps.
http://www.maphistory.info/webimages.html

Japanese Historical Maps from UC Berkeley
Online gallery of 2,300 early maps of Japan and the World. Collection was acquired by the University of California from the Mitsui family in 1949.
http://www.davidrumsey.com/japan/

John Snow's London, 1859
A historical map with sites of Victorian London during the time of Dr. John Snow (1813-58), the prominent epidemiologist and anesthesiologist.
http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/1859map/map1859.html

King County: Comparative Aerial Photos
Aerial photographs from the 1930s, 1970s, and 1990s illustrating the growth of several areas in King County, Washington.
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/data-and-trends/natural-resource-maps/aerials.aspx

Mapping History Project
Socio- and political maps of 18th and 19th century United States; classical age Mediterranean. Some maps require Shockwave plug-in.
http://mappinghistory.uoregon.edu/

Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe
Maps showing political status of Europe and Mediterranean basin at the end of each century from AD 1 to AD 2000, plus maps of historical battle sites. Site in English and French.
http://www.euratlas.com/summary.htm

Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection
University of Texas-Austin Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection. 200+ links to other map collections; emphasis on 19th century America maps.
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/map_sites/hist_sites.html

Prehistoric Globalization
Maps that change history. Paper on maps predating Columbus including a section on fraudulent maps.
http://globalizacion.no.sapo.pt/ingles/index_ing.htm

Roman Maps : Tacitus
Maps of areas referred to by Cornelius Tacitus in "The Histories", A.D. 1.
http://www.ourcivilisation.com/smartboard/shop/tacitusc/histries/indexm.htm

San Jose State University Art of Cartography
20 maps of the New World, India, Africa, and Asia from 16th and 17th century. Includes 2 11th century Arabic maps.
http://gallery.sjsu.edu/cartography/maps/index.html

Trenches on the Web - WWI Map Room
World War I Western Front maps, including trench locations for major battles.
http://www.worldwar1.com/maproom.htm

Turkey in Maps
On-line exhibitions of antique maps of Turkish Empire and Asia Minor (present day Turkey).
http://www.turkeyinmaps.com/

US Historical Topographic Maps
Historical topographic maps of US East Coast states from 19th and early 20th century, scanned from original US Geological Survey maps
http://historical.mytopo.com/

United States 1895 Atlas
Large images grouped by state from an 1895 US Atlas.
http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/

United States Library of Congress Map Collections
Searchable collection of digitized maps in the public domain from North America, 1544-1996. Grouped into categories: cities, environment, exploration, immigration, military, and transportation.
http://www.loc.gov/maps/collections/

University of Virginia: Maps from Columbus to Lewis and Clark
Period maps and atlases from 1507 to 1805 focusing on the exploration of the central and western US.
http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/lewis_clark/

Yale University Map Collection
200 period maps and globes from 16th to 19th c., including world, continent, and city maps. Majority of maps are New World. Includes Lada-Mocarski, Cross, and Lanman map collections.
http://www.library.yale.edu/MapColl/print_online.html