Browse and search 20 volumes of the most popular descriptive gazetteers of 19th-century Scotland, covering towns, counties, parishes, glens and more.
Further your family, local history or school project using this collection of thousands of zoomable maps of Scotland and beyond.
An interactive guide to reading historical maps and using them to learn more about your area. Downloadable PDFs for teachers.
Maps and plans made for government troops by the Board of Ordnance during the Jacobite period in the 18th century.
Read about the remarkable record of mapmaking and printing by the world-famous Bartholomew firm in Edinburgh from 1820 to 2002.
The first Atlas of Scotland, printed in 1654, containing 49 engraved maps, and 154 pages of descriptive text translated from Latin.
Photos, audio recordings, floor plans and more help tell the story of the famous Bartholomew mapmakers of Edinburgh.
10 things you need to know about maps, how they are made and how we use them. Includes interactive quizzes and downloadable PDFs for teachers.
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