Map Collection

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Map Collection
How to Find a Topographic Map

SEARCH CALIFORNIA 7.5 MINUTE TOPOGRAPHIC  MAPS

BY MAP NAME

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BY COUNTY

A | B | C | D-E | F | G-H | I | J-K | L | M | N-O | P | Q-R | S | T | U-Z

If you do not know exactly the title of the map you are looking for, you can use the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) to find any topographical quadrangle map in the United States, including rivers, mountains, valleys, and human-built structures.

Directions: Go to http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/index.html

Click on Search GNIS. Enter the name of the feature you are looking for and any other available location information. The result gives you the name of the map you are looking for.

You may also want to look at the topographic map index of California which is stored in the first drawer of the cabinet.

SEARCH CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS

Scale 1:24,000
7.5 Minute

 

Scale 1:31,680

7.5 Minute

Scale 1:62,500

15 Minute

War Department Scale 1:250,000 Scale 1:125,000

Scale 1:24,000

(Los Angeles)

SEARCH OTHER US HISTORICAL TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS

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7.5 Minute

Scale 1:62,500

15 Minute

Scale 1:250,000 and other scales Alaska Hawaii

Nevada

 

Wyoming