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11. FreeHistoric Maps Index (Northern Territory)

Northern Territory Government: Northern Territory Land Information still holds and uses on a regular basis, many historical maps and plans of the Territory. The Historic Maps Index allows users to search, preview and order these maps.

12. FreeMap History

Tony Campbell: Online guide to all issues concerning historical maps and links ot historical map images.

13. FreeMap images : Scotland, England, Wales.

National Library of Scotland: High resolution zoomable images of over 86,000 maps of Scotland, England and Wales, including Colour images of the Ordnance Survey's six-inch to the mile (1:10,560) mapping. This mapping represented the first comprehensive survey of all of these areas at a consistent scale and specification and so provided the most detailed topographic mapping of these areas for the years 18402-1960s. They record most man-made and natural features in the landscape.

14. FreeMultimap.com

Multimap: Online road maps and travel directions for Australia and around the world.

15. FreeNew South Wales Topographic Maps

LPI NSW: Topographic maps of New South Wales. Generally are available at scales of 1:25,000 in the eastern region, 1:50,000 in the central region and 1:100,000 in the western region of NSW.

16. LicencedNineteenth Century Collections Online. Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature.

Gale: Spotlighting a distinguished array of historic atlases, gazetteers, travel narratives and a variety of maps, the Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature archive presents unique insight into the age of cartography and the rise of leisure travel. The materials focus on travel and exploration during the nineteenth century, including a myriad of sketch maps created during colonial exploration and expansion. Includes both European and non-European travel narratives. Cross searchable via Gale Primary Sources. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

17. FreeOld-maps.co.uk

Landmark Information Group: A digital historical map archive of 19th century Ordnance Survey maps of Britain. Maps are available to purchase.

18. FreeOrdnance Survey Ireland: 19th century historical maps

Ordnance Survey Ireland: Contains maps for almost 150 cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland. The large scale mapping means they include details such as the ground floor interior plans of public buildings from churches and banks to hospitals and railway terminals can be viewed on the maps.

19. FreeQueensland Historical Atlas

Queensland Historical Atlas: A website exploring the Queensland landscape through the themes of: distinctiveness, perceptions, Queenslanders, movement, pathways, separation, conflict, imagination, memory, curiosity, exploitation, transformation, survival, pleasure. It uses maps from both Queensland's and Australia's history to illustrate and anchor the articles and themes. More than 110 researchers have contributed to the atlas, including scholars from every Queensland university.

20. OnsiteScience and Geography Education - SAGE

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes popular journals on a broad range of subjects. SAGE covers practically all disciplines of knowledge, though the scientific ones are most heavily represented. Source documents: Most journals indexed are Australian but selected overseas titles are also included. The scope of the SAGE database, and the range of journals included, is determined by the needs of schools and public libraries. Subject coverage: Science and General, including Agriculture, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Ethics, Geography, Natural History, Physics, Sustainability and Zoology. SAGE is intended for a user group including secondary school students, lower tertiary students and the general public.

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Our research guides

"Aerial photographs"

This guide outlines the scope of the aerial photograph collections held at the National Library of Australia. It also provides guidance to users in how to locate the photographs through the online catalogue and topographic map sheet indexes.

"Australian maps for family historians"

A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.

"British and Irish maps for family historians"

This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.

"Australian topographic maps"

A research guide to identifying and locating topographic maps in the collections of the National Library of Australia.

"Overseas Series Mapping"

A Research Guide providing information on the National Library of Australia's collection of overseas maps in series. Also contains information on how these may be identified and requested via the catalogue, index or gazetteer.