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Other map sites

Here are some other map sites which I recommend. This list is very far from complete. If you know of a site which you feel should be added, please let me know about it.

Formerly Microsoft Virtual Earth.
The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection David Rumsey's Collection of Historical Maps and Atlases
"The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection has over 18,000 maps online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia and Africa are also represented."
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Contemporary maps at the University of Texas
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection is a general collection of more than 250,000 maps covering all areas of the world. More than 5,000 map images from the collection are also available online, including the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Historical maps at the University of Texas and links to maps on other sites.
Edmaps.com Historical maps of North America and Europe. Also links to many other maps, mainly historical. Site managed by Cristian Ionita of Laval University, Quebec. 57 self-created maps, over 100 scanned maps, many links to maps on other sutes.
Handatlas.de Site managed by Martin Hensen, with text in German and English.
Deals with German hand-atlases, using Jürgen Espenhorst's classification as published in Petermann's Planet. Thousands of images, some of bindings, most of maps.
WHKMLA Historical Atlas Over 1,000 historical maps of all parts of the world.
www.historyonmaps.com Over 300 historical and other map samples by András Bereznay.
Hipkiss' Scanned Old Maps Over 140 maps scanned from books, 1813-1951.
Railway Clearing House pre-1923 Junction Diagrams 82 hand-drawn and hand-coloured maps of British rail junctions.
Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age About 50 detailed computer-drawn maps, concentrating on frontiers.
Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia (1910) About 400 maps of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy
Images of early maps on the web Over 1,200 links to images of early maps on the web
A Monarchia III. katonai felmérése Hungarian. 282 maps covering Austria-Hungary and surrounding countries, all dated 1889-1917
Clickable maps from FOTW Over 250 clickable maps of continents, countries, provinces, counties etc. Done in great detail for this site about flags, and very good in themselves.
Топографиеская карта Украины, России, Беларуси Russian. Large-scale maps of USSR, Bulgaria, Turkey
MAPS4U.LT Historic maps of Baltic States and neighbouring regions.
Карелия Russian. 27 Large-scale maps of Karelia
Северо-Запад Russian. Some large-scale maps around Petrograd.
Hessen About 100 detailed maps of Hessen
Mapy.mk.cvut.cz Czech. Various maps from around the world
Maps of Romania Over 200 maps of Romania, many related to dance, music, ethnography and history.
Europe and nations, 1815-1914 21 animated maps of European history. One of them, Europe at the time of the Congress of Vienna, is free, the rest you can buy as a package.
A "Periodical Historical Atlas" of Europe 21 purpose-drawn historical maps of Europe covering 2,000 years, with some scans of old maps. Also links to other historical atlases
The WHKLMA Historical Atlas of the history of Europe Ten purpose-drawn historical maps of Europe covering 200 years, also links to other historical map sites.
Maponomy Contemporary maps, mainly U.S.
ftp.qrz.ru/pub/maps/ 23 large-scale maps of parts of Russia
Japan GIS Resources Thirteen modern and historical maps of Japan
Travel-time maps Maps, some of them interactive, of British cities, showing travel time to the centre.

Imaginary maps:

Fantasyatlas About 150 maps of fictional places - mostly science fiction or fantasy
Diplomacy Maps maps for over 100 Diplomacy variants

With satellite or aerial photographs:

Google Maps A zoomable pannable map of the world.
Lacks the attractive appearance of the other maps shown here; but it is easy to waste hours playing with it
Bing Another zoomable pannable map of the world.
WWII Aerial Photos and Maps Thousands of maps and aerial photographs from World War 2

Sites with more map-related links:

Getting There by Car, Boat, or Plane: A Guide to Maps A wide variety of map-related links
MapVision: Historical Maps Links to other sites with collections of historical maps