Answered By: Chris Pollette
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2015     Views: 38

The library has maps from a variety of U.S. federal government agencies. discoverE contains records for only a small number of these maps. The list below is an overview of our holdings, with call number and location information. The government documents shelving and map cases are on Level 1.

The library also has a collection of atlases, on Level 2 near the reference collection shelves.

For other maps information, see the Geography and Maps Research Guide.

 


 

Census Bureau Maps

State county subdivision maps
C 3.62/6:
Government Document map cases (Level 1).

Statistical, thematic maps of US and cities, and world.
C 3.62/2:
Government documents shelving (Level 1).

United States maps (Series GE-50)
C 3.62/4:
Government documents shelving & Government Document map cases (Level 1).

United States Maps (Series GE-70)
C 3.62/8: and C 56.242/2:
Government Document map cases & government documents shelving (Level 1).

United States maps (Series GE-90). Includes Congressional districts, population distribution, metropolitan areas, etc.
C 3.62/10:
Government Document map cases (Level 1)

1980 Census Tract maps for the Atlanta area
Government Document map cases (Level 1)

1990 Census Tract/Block Numbering Area maps for the Atlanta area
Government Document map cases (Level 1)

 

Central Intelligence Agency Maps

Political maps of the world
PREX 3.10/4:
8 ½ by 11 maps in government documents shelving (Level 1); larger maps in Government Document map cases (Level 1).

 

U. S. Geological Survey Maps

1. USGS Topographic Maps
Topographic maps show the shape and elevation of the terrain. We hold a nearly complete run of topographic maps for the state of Georgia and the other Southeastern states.

7.5 minute series
I 19.81:
Georgia maps (filed alphabetically by quadrangle name).
Government document map cases (Level 1).
Southeastern states and other states (filed alphabetically by state then quadrangle name)
Government documents map cases (Level 1).

15 minute series
I 19.81/2:
Government documents map cases (Level 1).

Topographic maps, scale 1:250,000
I 19.98:
Government documents map cases & government documents shelving (Level 1).

30 X 60 minute quadrangles
I 19.110:
Government documents map cases (Level 1).

Topographic maps, scale 1:1,000,000
I 19.107:
Government documents map cases (Level 1).

State map series: planimetric, topographic & shaded relief
I 19.102:
Government documents map cases & government documents shelving (Level 1).

2. USGS Geologic Maps
Geologic maps use a combination of lines, symbols and colors to show the composition and structure of earth materials and their distribution across and beneath the Earth's surface.

Coal Investigations (C) Show bedrock geology, stratigraphy, and structural relations of selected coal resource areas of the U.S.
I 19.85:
Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Circum-Pacific Map Series (CP). Quadrants of the Pacific, Arctic and Antarctic regions and of the whole Pacific Basin, covering a variety of geographic and geologic topics.
I 19.91/2:
Government documents map cases & Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Geological Quadrangle Maps (GQ). Selected 7.5- of 15-minute quadrangles for all states that show the bedrock, surficial, or engineering geology.
I 19.88:
Government documents map cases & Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Hydrologic Investigations Atlases (HA). Show a wide range of water-resources information, such as depth to ground water, floods, and chemical content of water.
I 19.89:
Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Hydrologic Unit Maps. Delineate units which are basically hydrographic in nature and which are used by the U.S.G.S. in cataloging water data.
I 19.89/2:
Government documents map cases (Level 1).

Miscellaneous Investigations (I). Cover diverse topics such as bedrock and surficial geology, marine geology, geochemistry, landforms, and map projections; includes maps of the moon and other planetary bodies.
I 19.91:
Government documents map cases & Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Miscellaneous Field Studies Maps (MF). Cover most aspects of the U.S.G.S. investigations and research, including environmental studies.
I 19.113:
Government documents shelving (Level 1).

National Park Series
I 19.106:
Government documents map cases (Level 1)

Oil and Gas Investigations Maps (OM). Show stratigraphic information for certain oil and gas fields and other areas having hydrocarbon potential.
I 19.93:
Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Other Geologic Maps & Posters
I 19.76:
I 19.79:
I 19.81/3:
  Government documents map cases & Government documents shelving (Level 1).

Separate maps of the National Atlas of the U.S.
I 19.111/a:
Government documents map cases (Level 1).

Defense Mapping Agency Maps

International maps from the Department of Defense
D 5.327:
D 5.328:
D 5.331:
D 5.355:
Government documents map cases (Level 1)

 

Land Management Bureau Maps

I 53.11:
Government documents map cases & Government documents shelving (Level 1)

 

National Park Service Maps

Maps and guides to parks, preserves and monuments
I 29.8:
Government documents map cases & Government documents shelving (Level 1).

 

Miscellaneous Maps

Georgia county highway maps
Government documents map cases (Level 1)

Atlanta Regional Commission maps
Government documents map cases (Level 1)

 

 


 

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