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Historical Aerial Photographs of Maryland, 1988-1989, Quad-Based Infrared Collection


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The “Historical Aerial Photographs of Maryland, 1988-1989, Quad-Based Infrared Collection” is a special collection which consists of 196 9”x9” quadrangle-based infrared aerial photographs dating from 1988-1989. These photographs were primarily flown or acquired by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Aerial Photograph Program (NAPP). The scale of these photographs is approximately 1:40,000. The Maryland counties covered by these photographs include Anne Arundel, Allegany, Calvert, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Kent, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, St. Mary’s, Somerset, Talbot, and Washington Counties. The 7.5-minute USGS quadrangles covered by these photographs include Alexandria, Artemas, Barren Island, Bellegrove, Benedict, [...]

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MGS_Quad_Infr_AP_Collection_082815_CSV_FINAL.csv 92.53 KB

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Contact the MGS Publications Office (410-554-5500) to make an appointment for in-house use of these paper photographs.

Additionally, according to the USGS National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP), the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center is scanning the majority of USGS aerial photographs over the next several years.  As such, it is likely that digital images of these photographs will soon be available via the EROS  EarthExplorer online map service here:


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