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View Resource Charting the Nation: Maps of Scotland and Associated Archives 1550-1740

Charting the Nation (CN) includes single maps, maps in atlases, and other bound books, as well as manuscript and printed texts relating to the geography and mapping of Scotland from 1550 to 1740 and beyond. Currently, there are 2,208 images, and more will be added later this year. CN employs the Luna Insight Image Browser, which provides a handy workspace for zooming in, rotating maps, and...

http://www.chartingthenation.lib.ed.ac.uk/index.html
View Resource Maps: NLS

The National Library of Scotland has three collections of maps online: Maps of Scotland, 1560-1928; Pont's Map's of Scotland, ca. 1583 - 1596; and Military Maps of Scotland. Maps of Scotland contains 800 early maps -- including maps of the whole country, county maps, town plans, and sea charts -- while the Pont's Map's of Scotland contains 77 manuscript maps made by Timothy Pont. On the search...

https://www.nls.uk/collections/maps/index
View Resource www.old-maps.co.uk

Created and maintained by the Landmark Information Group, this Website offers roughly 85,000 images of historical maps of regions of the UK. "The maps are dated between 1846 and 1899, and are of 1:10,560 scale." To ease navigation, Landmark has supplied a County Name Gazetteer. The counties are named as they existed around 1850. Selecting a county will present users with a gazetteer of towns" --...

https://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html#/
View Resource Greenwood's Map of London 1827

Developed by Mark Annand, this rather compelling fully interactive online version of Greenwood's Map of London from 1827 is a real treat for persons interested in the history of cartography or for those with any interest in the city of London and its urban form. Interestingly enough, the map captures London in a historical moment right before its growth would become exponential over the coming...

http://www.foldingmaps.co.uk/bespoke/large-framed-maps/green...
View Resource Toponymy

Emu Analytics has created this fascinating interactive map that allows visitors to explore toponymy in the United Kingdom. This map includes place names for hundreds of towns, each of which is represented by a dot. Each dot is color-coded by language group (e.g. Old English, Middle English, Welsh, Irish, Scottish Gaelic), allowing visitors to observe how the influence of each language group on...

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http://toponymy.emu-analytics.net/main