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Environmental Studies: Touchstones for Library Research: Atlases & Maps

by Sara Huntington

The Pacific Northwest from Space, courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center

The Pacific Northwest from the ISS. Image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center. Click image for more . . .

Finding & Citing Atlases & Maps

  • General and thematic atlases with call numbers between G1019-G4400 are located in the MAPS area on the 3rd Floor.
  • Wall maps and Individual flat United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographical maps for WASHINGTON are in the Maps Area located on the 3rd floor. 
  • Subject atlases may be located in the catalog by combining "atlas" with other keywords.  Entering the keywords atlas [and] human would result in titles from science, art, and geography, for instance:

United States Geological Survey

More Maps: National & International



National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration

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