Cool! The Wonderful “Old Maps Online” Database Now Has a Mobile App for iOS and Android
From the Old Maps Online Web Site:
Use your iPhone, iPad or any Android device to view over 250,000 historical maps from the 15th to the 20th century.
The Old Maps mobile app can display the relevant maps according to the places of interest to you. Don’t like travelling yourself? No worries, you can still use it from home. Search for your place of interest by name, or simply zoom and pan, to get the most accurate results instantly.
Direct to Download Android Version (via Google Play)
Direct to Download iOS Version (via iTunes App Store)
The app and access to the material is free.
Search the Web Version of Old Maps Online (Access Over 400,000 Maps)
Hat Tip: Europeana eNews
See Also: A MASSIVE Collection of Historical Maps Launches Online (February 29, 2012)
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.