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The world of antique maps and atlases is a wide one, and includes such fine volumes as the exquisite atlas of New Spain created by Alexander von Humboldt in 1811 and Mitchell's School Atlas of 1847. These atlases and hundreds more can be viewed at this site, provided courtesy of the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. Online since 2000, the antique atlas section is divided geographically into smaller sections that cover North America, Africa, and Europe. After clicking on over to one of these sections, visitors will be presented with a complete list of the available atlases. As the site utilizes the powerful Insight Browser, visitors can scroll around on each document at their leisure, zooming in and out along the way.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > United States History
  • Social Studies > World History

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    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- United States history,Social studies -- World history,Geoscience,Social studies,Social studies -- Geography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928114415594T,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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