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Black and white photo of William Cody, leaning back on a chair, holding a newspaper

The Geography of Buffalo Bill’s Irrigation Misadventures

An image of the qibla indicator and the container that it is held in.

Finding the Direction of Mecca: A Qibla Compass from the Ottoman Era

image of map of Carolina

Spring Presentation on Indigenous Cartography

Photo of a hand holding a copper plate engraved with a map of Chicago, showing a side view of the thin plate

Fabricating the World: Copperplate Printing

Profile views from the ocean of Waimea, Kaui and Lahaina, Maui.

From Mauka to Makai: The Ahupua’a of Hawai’i

Topographic map of Mexico with line indicating ancient migration route. Surrounding the map are illustrations of archaeological relics, Mayan temples and ruins.

Antonio García Cubas and His Remarkable Atlas of Mexico

Black and white panoramic photo of Tenn. Coal Iron & R.R. Co.'s furnaces at Ensley, Birmingham, Ala.

Tracing the Alabama Coal Fields

A detail of the planet Venus from an 18th century map.

From Cassini to Magellan: Unveiling the Topography of Venus

Image of 1531 Oronce Fine map of two hearts

With Love from our Cosmographic Heart