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Historical Topographic Maps (Virginia)

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The Historic Topographic Maps Collection consists of compiled and digitally rendered two series of topographic maps for Virginia. Historical topographic maps can be useful resources for those interested in researching the changes in a particular area over time. Maps of different ages can also illustrate how development has occurred in a location. These map series were produced by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Virginia. They are in 15-minute and 30-minute quadrangle format, respectively, and range in age from 1884 to 1962. Detailed map explanations for each series have been scanned separately. PDF indexes have also been created to make maps of interest easier to locate. This collection contains [...]

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This collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 15:48:14 CST 2010

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sourceSystem CSC 1089013
UniqueKey State Inventory P1231

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usageTrend<p> Now that these maps are digital and available for purchase in our sales office we anticipate an increase in demand.</p>
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