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Dediée au roy de Danemark par son trés humble et trés obeissant et trés fidele serviteur Lahontan. 1703.
Etats Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale
by Charles François Delamarche, published by Antoine Boudet in Paris in 1785.
The MSU Map Library presents “Canada, ou Nouvelle France, &c.” by Nicolas Sanson, engraved by Jean Somer, published by Pierre Mariette in Paris in 1656.
The MSU Map Library has added several new sets of digital topographic maps:
Ethiopia at 1:250,000 by the Ethiopian Mapping Agency YaʼItyoṗyā kārtā śerā derejet
Landscan 2011 is a world population dataset at approximately 1 km resolution. It represents an ambient population (average over 24 hours).
Oversized scanning resumed in the Map Library with the acquisition of a HP T2300 scanner. Sheet maps up to 42" wide may be fed through and saved in TIF, JPG, PDF, JP2, or DWF formats. Bring your own USB drive, sorry it won't take external hard drives unless they have their own power source.
The MSU Map Library now has a fledgling inventory of licensed online digital topographic maps.
MSU Libraries' first hosted-and-served set of digital topographic maps is of Ethiopia mapped at a scale of 1:250,000, prepared by the US Defense Mapping Agency Joint Operations Graphic.