Welcome to the Map Library

The Map Library is a Regional Depository for the United States Geological Survey and Bureau of Land Management, and includes over 1,700 monographs, 270,000 maps and75,000 aerial photographs. The Map Library also holds an extensive collection of ancient maps as well as materials related to toponymics. The materials are for in-house use only.

The Map Library is located in The University of Alabama Department of Geography, together with the Cartographic Research Lab, and the Laboratory for Location Science, making it part of a cluster of excellence in GIS, cartography, and location services.

Map of the Holy Land

a three-part map that includes the map of Jerusalem, Vicinity of the ancient city of Jerusalem, and plan of the ancient city of Jerusalem

In spirit of the season, this month’s featured map is a detail of “the Holy Land”, mapped by Samuel Augustus Mitchell in 1864.

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Holiday Hours

Google map of Christmas

The Map Library will be closed December 11, 2017 – January 7, 2018. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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