January 22, 2022

CIA Releases New Digital Collection of Declassified Maps

From National Geographic:

As with much of the CIA Cartography Center’s work, these maps were classified, seen only by people in the intelligence community and at the highest levels of the government. But in honor of the center’s 75th anniversary this year, the agency has released a remarkable collection of declassified maps that illustrate—and perhaps even played a role in—many significant events in U.S. history.

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More Direct From CIA in “The Mapmaker’s Craft: A History of Cartography at CIA”
Includes  timeline.

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Direct to Digital Map Collection (via Flickr)

See Also: CIA Cartography Maps 1960s (Another Digital Collection)

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