Questions tagged [maps]

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Can the Cassini maps of France be found online?

I am looking for online versions of the Cassini maps (i.e. "the first general maps of the territory using a measuring apparatus were made by the Cassini family during the 18th century" from https://en....
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Are there visualisations of the Kerma state along with other Nile Valley civilizations?

Wikipedia describes the Kerma state as existing contemporaneously with Middle Kingdom Egypt, from approx 2500 BC to 1500 BC. Yet, the article on the Kerma doesn't illustrate the Kermanese (?) sphere ...
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Have there been any lawsuits over gerrymandering outside the United States?

In countries that use first-past-the-post legislative elections, drawing district maps that have political effects is called Gerrymandering. It is famously seen as shameless but nearly impossible to ...
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What were the divisions of the city of Paris between the 12th and 13th centuries?

What were the divisions (neighborhoods/districts) of the city of Paris during the medieval period? I know there is a division between left and right bank and Ilé de la cité, but I believe there should ...
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What are the height units of contours on this WW2 topographic map?

What are the units seen on the contours and spot heights of this WW2 topographic map? I'm not sure if the map is of Russian or German origin: I've seen the same style and map symbols on Russian army ...
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What area of Los Angeles does this historical map depict?

What area of Los Angeles does this historical map depict?
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Where can I find a map or list of 19th century European watermills?

I am looking for a map or list of 19. century watermills. I have found this Hungarian Wikipedia page, which contains many historical watermills, but only within the current or historic territory of ...
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Where can I find a map of Ice Age Berengia?

I need your help to find out more information about how to find map that is relate about Ice Age mammoth hunters who lived on Beringia, the ancient land bridge that inter-connected Alaska and Siberia ...
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Where can I find clean maps of colonial America?

I have been trying to find maps of North America with the various territories, but the closest I can find are actual maps made from that time. Where can I find clean, modern (projection) maps of ...
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Pinpointing the date of a globe

I'm trying to calculate the date a globe was produced, using as a source its features, i.e. the names of the nations, the borders, the capitals, anything else that could have changed with time. This, ...
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Is there any resource for showing world territories at different years?

I teaching a secondary class about a region where the borders were constantly shifting, government constantly changing hands, people within the area changing nationality several times, etc. which is ...
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Map of/Measure of conflicted areas throughout history [closed]

I am looking for a map which would give an indication of how much territorial conflict there was in a given area. One way I imagined one could do it is to look at how territorial states (in the period ...
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What was the purpose of each project site during the Manhattan Project?

I'm looking for an answer as to what the purpose of each project site was during the Manhattan Project. The following image illustrates (but only includes some of the sites) where each site was ...

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