October 21, 2021

The Last Piece of the Puzzle: USGS Historical Maps

A brief look at USGS Historical Maps and info about how to access them online (free). From the Article: For almost 130 years the USGS topographic mapping program has accurately depicted the complex geography of our Nation.  Physical and cultural features change over time.  Maps are updated and new editions are printed.  For decades most […]

New & Free: USGS Releases More than 200,000 Historical Maps From 1884-2006

From a USGS Announcement: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Historical Quadrangle Scanning Project (HQSP) is in the process of releasing all editions and all scales of more than 200,000 historic topographic maps of the United States dating from 1884-2006. For more than 130 years, the USGS topographic mapping program has accurately portrayed the complex geography […]