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WORLD CITIES

Historic Cities

Maps included on this web site are of cities on all continents dating from 1200 through 1930s. Each map has bibliographic data and can be viewed in low or high-resolution as well as an alternate for Mr. Sid high-magnification A speciality of this site is the city of Jerusalem.

Creator: 
Historic Cities Centre of the Dept. of Geography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Temporal extent: 
1200 to 1930
Place of publication: 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
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Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
DATA SOURCES
HISTORICAL
MAPS
ROADS
STREETS
WORLD CITIES
Geography: 
WORLD CITIES
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN

War map of Europe and Near East

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Shows blockade control ports; naval bases; westwall; oil fields; pipelines; boundaries; lithographed by Blue Prints Limited; on verso: Map of war area; inset: Africa.


Temporal Extent is estimated to be 1915

Date of creation: 
1915 Jan 1st
Temporal extent: 
1915
Cartographer: 
Unknown
Scale: 
1:12,672,000
Publisher: 
s.n.
Place of publication: 
Unknown
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Citation
Library call number: 
G5701 .R1 12672
Subjects: 
BOUNDARIES
CITIES
NAVAL STATIONS
OIL
PIPELINES
WAR
Geography: 
AFRICA
EUROPE
MIDDLE EAST
RUSSIA
WORLD CITIES
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Subject: 
WAR
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Subject: 
WAR
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Subject: 
WAR
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Map of the world on Mercator's projection

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Shows shipping routes with distances in nautical miles; colonial possessions; railroads; submarine cables; wireless telegraph stations.

Date of creation: 
1930
Temporal extent: 
1930
Cartographer: 
C.S. Hammond & Co., N.Y.
Scale: 
ca. 1:55,000,000
Publisher: 
British Educational Society
Place of publication: 
Toronto, Ontario
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Library call number: 
G3200 55000 193-
Subjects: 
CONTINENTS
COUNTRIES
RAILROADS
TRADE
TRANSMISSION LINES
WORLD CITIES
Geography: 
WORLD (ENTITY)
WORLD (INCLUSIVE)
WORLD CITIES
Format: 
JPEG
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Open data: 
Bounding box: 

91.4,-85.0,92.8,84.9

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