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View Resource Historic USGS Maps of New England

Global information systems and satellite imagery have redefined our cartographic impressions of the world. Yet long before these new technologies, in 1882, the USGS began a topographic atlas of the United States. The University of New Hampshire has made available a collection of these USGS topographic maps with complete geographic coverage of New England from the 1890s to the 1950s. These...

http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm
View Resource Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

In 2000 the Space Shuttle Endeavour was able to conserve enough fuel to complete its mission and create the world's most accurate topographic maps. With this site, users can track the mission and view some samples of the extraordinary images being produced. At the SRTM homepage, users will find news updates, background information, some quick facts, related links, an overview of the mission's...

https://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/
View Resource Topozone

Topographic map users will be excited about this easy-to-use, interactive format for accessing topographic maps for the entire US (excepting Alaska and Puerto Rico, which should be available soon). In collaboration with the US Geological Survey (USGS), this site holds "every USGS 1:100,000, 1:25,000, and 1:24,000 scale map for the entire United States." Maps are searchable by place names as well...

https://www.topozone.com/
View Resource Historic Topographic Maps of California

The University of California Berkeley's Earth Science's and Map Library has produced a Website that highlights historical maps of the San Francisco Bay area from 1895 to the present. The maps, produced by the US Geological Survey, are scanned topographic 7.5 and 15-minute quadrangles and can be zoomed to impressively fine detail. The site allows visitors to choose from the quadrangle index, search...

http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/histopo
View Resource STS-99 Mission Control Center Status Reports

In 2000 the Space Shuttle Endeavour was able to conserve enough fuel to complete its mission and create the world's most accurate topographic maps. With this site, users can track the mission and view some samples of the extraordinary images being produced. The STS-99 Mission Status Reports site contains the news from Mission Control.

https://spaceflight.nasa.gov/spacenews/reports/sts99/index.h...
View Resource The University of Chicago Library Map Collection

Designed to serve the needs of the University of Chicago community and its many visiting scholars, the University of Chicago Map Collection contains approximately 420,000 maps, 10,000 air photos, and 2000 books. While only a small fraction of these materials can be found on this site, scholars and members of the general public will be delighted to learn that many maps that document the changes...

https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/collections/maps/