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Maps & Atlases
A map is a representation of a part of the
whole of the surface of the earth or of a celestial body, delineated on a plane
surface, each point in the drawing intended to correspond to a geographical or
celestial position. Maps may be of
cities, villages, or smaller areas such as wards, districts, parks, campuses,
etc., regardless of scale or extent of area. An atlas is a book consisting of maps, charts, and graphs.
Infoplease World Atlas and Map Library
Provides online maps displaying regions and countries throughout the world.
Map of Chicago
Interactive detailed map of Chicago.
Sanborn Maps of Illinois
Sanborn maps are large-scale, historic plans of cities and towns in Illinois. They include information such as outline of each building, the size, construction materials, heights, location of windows and doors, street names and property boundaries.
Times Atlas of the World
Cudahy Ref G 1021 .T561 1997 ; Lewis Ref G 1021 .T561 1997 (Print)
Includes state-of-the-art digital mapping produced using the Bartholomew Geomaster System. This atlas has extended coverage of the Americas, and plans of 46 of the world's important cities