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Use the NLA's Map Search to position historical maps over current map base layers, and view or add map features.
Map Search includes thousands of Australian topographic maps, tourist maps, cadastral or parish maps - showing property boundaries and administrative areas, planning maps, geological maps, and more! You can view these historical maps overlaid on three current map base layers.
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