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Here is an overview and map of our extensive map collection

Our map collection contains a wide variety of maps:

General maps - resources such as historical, thematic, and road maps, and maps published by the National Geographic Society and the Army Map Service/ Defense Mapping Agency

Depository maps - maps received from the U.S. government through the the Federal Depository Library Program] (FDLP). These include forestry maps, census maps, CIA maps, and maps from various other government agencies United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Topographic Maps - received through the depository program, provide detailed topographic coverage in various scales for the entire U.S.

The Pennsylvania topographic maps are house in the Microforms, Maps, and Gov Docs area on the Ground Floor of Hillman; the reminder of the country are at the library’s off-site facility and can be requested.

For more information, please go to http://www.library.pitt.edu/maps

 

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