A collection of over 46,000 historical maps and images. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials, but historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
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Ordnance Survey map data from the 1840s to the present. Download maps for use with software such as GIS or CAD.
Use of Ordnance Survey data from Digimap is strictly limited to Educational Purposes only. Registered users may use maps and data from Digimap in academic research and teaching subject to terms of the licence agreements. Please see the licence agreements on the Digimap website for full terms and conditions of use, restrictions etc. Misuse could lead to serious consequences. Note The licensed Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI) data will be withdrawn from the Digimap service on 31st July 2020.
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Access to the following maps: Ordnance Survey, Historic, Geology, Marine, Environment, Aerial, Lidar, Global and Society (census and socio-economic data for Great Britain). View, annotate and print maps of locations in Great Britain at user defined scales and download Ordnance Survey data for with appropriate applications such as GIS or CAD.
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Indexes over 400,000 maps held by institutions worldwide.
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