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list of geographical atlases in the library of Congress.

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list of geographical atlases in the library of Congress.

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Published by L.C. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by C.E. Le Gear.
ContributionsLe Gear, C. E.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20572041M

Depot general de la marine. National Atlas of Canada Online In addition to having links to many, many types of maps of Canada, it also includes learning resources and data services. Because atlases vary so much in theme and information you may find the following questions useful when deciding if a given atlas is right for your needs. What map projections are used and are they explained?

It has maps at a large zoom so the maps can be reviewed easily. Etymology[ edit ] Frontispiece of the atlas of Mercator The use of the word "atlas" in a geographical context dates from when the German-Flemish geographer Gerardus Mercator published Atlas Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura. Are the map scales clear and understandable? What data are included with the maps? Atlas or cosmographical meditations upon the creation of the universe, and the universe as created.

Do the maps cover the complete geographic area you are interested in? Atlases An atlas is a collection of maps that are usually bound together and have a connecting theme, such as natural resources in an area, or geography, like the U. We are here to help! Loading Library Hours National Atlas of Canada Online In addition to having links to many, many types of maps of Canada, it also includes learning resources and data services.


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list of geographical atlases in the library of Congress. by Library of Congress Download PDF Ebook

When handling bound atlases, please be aware that many are far heavier than most books or portable road atlases and will require using two hands.

National Atlas of Canada Online In addition to having links to many, many types of maps of Canada, it also includes learning resources and data services. Use judgment or ask for advice in revising these records in OCLC or locally, i.

FIELDS, and In the case of maps that have been identified as physically list of geographical atlases in the library of Congress. book or separated from their original atlas or other source, the original source of atlas or publication manifestation from notes is referenced with a to link the container of manifestation host item.

Types of atlases[ edit ] A travel atlas is made for easy use during travel, and often has spiral bindings so it may be folded flat for example Geographers' A-Z Map Company famous A—Z atlases. When in doubt, consult a Map Library staff person.

Are the maps from the time period you are interested in? Does the atlas include non-map features? Atlas or cosmographical meditations upon the creation of the universe, and the universe as created. Their website has a service price guide, a reproduction request form, and additional contact information for the department.

We are here to help! We have state, national, and world atlases, current and historic. All illustrators, type engravers, engravers, publishers and booksellers need to be traced.

The Map Library has a large collection of atlases. There are atlases of the other planets and their satellites in the Solar System. Special attention to DTST: value s if single date is given, other values also Fields and should always be checked with authority file Statement of responsibility at the end of Field should only be added when it appears on map.

Do the maps appear to be biased? Etymology[ edit ] Frontispiece of the atlas of Mercator The use of the word "atlas" in a geographical context dates from when the German-Flemish geographer Gerardus Mercator published Atlas Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura.

Rather, this title is awarded to the collection of maps Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by the Brabantian cartographer Abraham Ortelius printed in This title provides Mercator's definition of the word as a description of the creation and form of the whole universe, not simply as a collection of maps.

Antique maps that have been digitized and have electronic format records related to the print record require a linking field added to both the print and electronic format record that is created in OCLC. Upgrade this record and update holdings.

It may be in hardback or paperback form. It has maps at a large zoom so the maps can be reviewed easily.

Phil Phillips

Depot general de la marine.A list of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, with bibliographical notes. (Washington, Govt. Print. Off., ), by Library of Congress. Map Division, Clara Egli Le Gear, and Philip Lee Phillips (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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This work was reproduced from the original artifactFormat: Hardcover. The Map Library has a large collection of atlases. We have state, national, and world atlases, current and historic. Atlases are organized according to the Dewey Decimal System and many may be checked out with a valid UIUC ID card or used in the Map Library’s reading room.(Besterman p).

First published by the Pdf in Washington over the period to Continues the earlier four volumes written by Philip Phillips with detailed descriptions of atlases and maps held by the Library of Congress.

This catalogue is a classic; it is invaluable to librarians, bookdealers, historians and carto-bibliographers.Full text of "A list of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress, with bibliographical notes" See other formats.Book Search.

Go. Advanced Search. Specialties. LIST Ebook GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL Ebook. (Maps which was published by the GPO in Washington over the period to Detailed descriptions of atlases and maps held by the Library of Congress.

Exceedingly important reference set. Author: Philip Lee Phillips.