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Map resources

Map resources at Lancaster University Library

Welcome to the map resources guide


Maps Table in LibraryThe University Library map collection contains over 5,000 maps and over 400 atlases. Most are on A Floor. Ask Library staff for assistance finding the maps and atlases you need. Other thematic atlases may be shelved with the subject concerned e.g. most historical atlases are kept in the History section.

This guide will help you find relevant information for your research.

Use the tabs on the left to find maps, databases and other useful resources.

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Map of Lancaster 1610 by John Speed

Map of Lancaster 1610 by John Speed
John Speed was one of the best known English cartographers of the modern period (Wikipedia, 2019)