Map Resources

Map Tools


General Map Resources
  • University of Texas Map Collection ****
       • World City Maps
  • U Cal Berkeley Map Collection ****
       • Army Map Service & UK MI4 Maps
  • Military History Maps  • More
  • Military Maps (Naval Post Graduate School)
  • Air University Map Room
       • Aviation Maps & Information
  • Univ of Texas Maps
       • WW II Maps (Army Maps Service)
  • Library of Congress Map Collection
  • MapTech: Maps Online
  • Country Maps & Background (CIA Factbook)
  • National Geographic Maps
  • WorldAtlas.com

  • Great Circle Map Making Tool

  • The Plane Highway in the Sky ((NATS)
  • Atlantic Ferry Routes

  • USGS Topographic Maps (easy to use, zoomable)
       • Alternate (zoomable, printable)

  • Convert Lat-Long to UTM
  • Convert D-M-S to Decimal

  • FAA Flight Information (charts, airport diagrams, more)
       • Airport Diagrams  • Legend
  • Aeronautical Maps (overview: ONC, TPC, JOC)
       • TPC (Tactical Pilotage Chart, 1:500K: downloadable)
       • ONC (Operational Nav Chart, 1:1M: downloadable)
  • IFR Enroute Aeronautical Charts (FAA)
  • ICAO World Airport Identifiers
  • World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights
  • World Air Traffic Densities  • source

  • Major World Airports (coordinates & information)
       • North Atlantic  • South Atlantic  • Indian Ocean Islands
       • North Pacific  • South Pacific

  • Nautical Charts (openseamap.org/)  • More
       • Defence Maping Agency Nautical Charts

  • World Time Zone Map  • By City  • Converter
  • Sunrise & Sunset Calculator (by city)

    Geography & Cartography
  • Encyclopedia of Geography ****
  • Regional Geography of the World
  • Geography: Nature & Perspectives
  • Historical, Cultureal & Social Geography
  • Geography & Climate
  • 25 Maps That Will Change Your View of World
  • Industrial & Economic Geography
  • Revenge of Geography (book review)
  • History of Cartography  • Resources
  • Map Projections  • Importance
  • Distance Between Cities  • Another
  • Great Circle Mapping Tool

  • Watching Time: A Guide to Time Zones

    Current Interest
  • CIA World Factbook  • Maps
       • CIA Maps from UTexas Library
  • Country Maps & Background
  • Geocurrents (maps of current interest)
  • Military & Aviation Maps (current)
  • Maps of Iraq & Cities (hi res)
  • Iraqi Airfields (photos)

    Blank Maps
  • Vector Maps  • More  • Definition
  • Blank Maps (multiple options!) ****
       • Middle East
  • Blank location Maps (wikimedia commons)
  • Generic Mapping Tools (create custom maps)
       • Download
  • Megamaps (software download)

    Satellite Photos
  • Google Maps
  • Google Earth
  • Acme Mapper
  • TerraServer

    Map Tools
  • Map Reading 101 (1:50K maps)
  • Milirary Map Symbols
  • Distance Between Cities
  • Great Circle Distances

  • Map Curiosities
  • Fiber Optic Cables in the World  • source



  • Historical Maps
  • West Point Atlas
  • War Maps (animated!)
  • Animated History Maps
       • Revolutionary War  • Civil War
       • WW II Europe  • WW II Pacific
  • Naval Postgraduate School Maps
       • Military Maps
  • Historical Atlases, 20th Century
  • US Naval History Maps (cached)
  • US History Maps (AB Longman)
  • NGIA Historial Map Posters
  • Centennia Online History Atlas
  • Maps of US Wars (AU Library)
  • University of Texas Map Collection
       • Historical Maps   • Military History
       • Battlefields & Historic Sites (NPS)  • Alt
  • Maps of War (Mid-East focus)

  • 70 Maps That Explain America
       • 33 Maps That Expalain the U.S.

  • Revolutionary War Maps (USMA)
       • More (UGA)

  • Napoleon's Campaigns (USMA Atlas)
  • Minard: Russian Campaign (graphic)
       • Map - Large Scale (translated)
       • Translations & Interpretations
       • More  • Variations

  • War of 1812 Maps (USMA Atlas)

  • American Civil War Maps (USMA Atlas)

  • World War I (USMA Atlas)

  • WW II Map Resources

  • World War II: Europe & N Africa: Animated Maps
  • World War II, Europe (USMA Atlas)
  • Battle of the Atlantic Maps
  • Animated Maps: D-Day (Flash)
       • Normandy Campaign (Flash)

  • World War II in the Pacific: Animated Maps
  • World War II, Asia-Pacific (USMA Atlas)

  • Korean War (USMA Atlas)  • CMH  • More
  • Korean War Phases (maps)  • Animated

  • Arab-Israeli War (USMA Atlas)
       • More (Jewish Agency for Israel)
       • Suez  • Six-Day War  • Yom Kippur

  • Vietnam War  • More (Vietnam Center, Texas Tech)

  • Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988, USMA Atlas)
  • Falklands Campaign: 1982 (map: bases)
       • Campaign Movements

  • Gulf War (invasion: 2-3 Aug 1990)
       • Liberation (24-28 Feb 1991)  • Details (PBS)
       • Opening Air Attacks (17 Feb 1991)
       • Campaign Map w/ major units
       • USMC AO in Kuwait
       • More (Whirlwind War, US Army: scroll to maps)

  • Iraq War (2003, USMA Atlas)

    U.S. Civil War
  • Campaign & Battle Maps (USMA Atlas)
       • National Park Service
       • AmericanCivilWar.com (some period maps)
       • Public Broadcasting System
  • Period Maps (e-History)
       • UGa Hargrett Library Collection
       • U San Diego
       • Library of Congress
  • Civil War Digital Maps (Georgia Tech)
  • Jespersen's Wikipedia Civil War Maps

  • Vietnam
  • RVN Corps/Provinces Map **** (June 1967)

  • Major Highways of Vietnam (c 2009)
  • Physical Map of Vietnam (c 2009)
  • Political Map of Vietnam (c 2009)
  • Vietnam: Detailed Map (current)
  • Vietnam Overview (CIA Factbook: current)

  • Blank Outline Maps of Vietnam (multiple options)

  • Vietnam Maps **** (UTexas: operational & city maps)
       • Vietnam: Danang north (ONC: 1:1M)
       • Vietnam: Danang south (ONC: 1:1M)
       • Vietnam: Danang north (TPC: 1:500K)
       • Vietnam: Danang-Nha Trang (TPC: 1:500K)    • Coastal
       • Vietnam: Nha Trang south (TPC: 1:500K)    • Coastal
       • Southeast Asia (JOG Index, 1:250K)    • Clickable Index
       • DMZ to Vinh Loc    • Danang to Quang Ngai

  • Vietnam Cities (NARA, 1:12.5K)
       • Hue Area Map (detailed: 1:12,500)   • Key

  • Vietnam Tactical Maps (1:50K)     • Index
           (Vietnam Center & Archive, TTU)
           (Use Arabic vice Roman numerals for map sheets)
                • Example: Hue - Use 6541-4 vice 6541-IV (actual sheet number)

  • Lat/Long <=> UTM Converter     • Alt
        • Convert D-M-S to Decimal
  • Reading 1:50K Map Coordinates     • Alt
  • Ray's Map Room **** (1:50K topos of major actions)
          • Pleiku-Kontum-Dak To
          • Saigon-Cu Chi-Lai Khe
          • QL19 - Qui Nhon-Pleiku
          • Street Without Joy (Northern I Corps)     • Map only

  • Southeast Asia: Topography
  • Geography of Vietnam
  • Laos Map (CIA, expandable)
          • NVA Base Areas, Southern Laos (map)
  • West Point Vietnam War Maps
  • Historical Geography of Vietnam
  • Spelling Vietnamese Geographical Names
  • Interactive Maps (PBS)   (Under Renovation 2020)
  • French Indochina (NMUSAF)
          • Vietnam 1954-1975 (NMUSAF)
  • Major US Units in Vietnam (c 1969-70)     • N I Corps
  • SEA Maps (1:250K) (Jim Henthorn)
          • South Vietnam     • North Vietnam
          • NE4816: Northern I Corps     • Individual Sections
          • Laos Maps     • Lima Site Locatons
  • Maps of Vietnam (vietvet.org)

  • Hue map **** (c 1968: detailed, 1:12.5K)     • Key
          • Partial Index w/ images of selected features
          • Map & Index (NARA: single sheet, very large file)
  • Hue and south (Sheet 6541-4, 1:50K)     • More
          •Map: Hue, 1968 ****     • Alt (from source: slow)
          •Hue: New City only     • Colorized
  • Hue ,1945 (OSS)     • More
  • Map: Hue to Phu Loc (1:250K)

  • N I Corps 1:50K Map Downloads ****     • Index
          • Specific Location thumbnails
          • A Shau SF Camp     • Khe Sanh area
          • Quang Tri Province FSBs     • Interactive map

  • I Corps Tactical Zone (outline)     • Source
  • I Corps Maps 1:50K maps w/ index (1/9 Marines)
  • I Corps Maps 1:50K w/ FB Coordinates (1/9 Marines)

  • I Corps Maps (Marine AOs w/ map glossary)
          • USMC Unit Locations (w/ timelines)     • Detailed
  • I Corps Maps (Americal AOs)

  • N I Corps (Quang Tri & Thua Thien provinces: outline)
  • Quang Tri Province (major locations)
  • Leatherneck Square
          • Map     • Map     • w/ Major Battles
          • Firebase Gio Linh (A-2)     • Photo
          • Dong Ha CB     • Photo     • Photo (Oct 68)     • Map
          • Cam Lo Combat Base     • Bridge
          • Con Thien Combat Base     • Aerial Photo
  • Quang Tri Combat Support Base     • More (slow)
          • Photo (Jun 68)  • Photo  • Color Image  • Video
  • Quang Tri - Thua Thien (JOG - 1:250K)  • More
  • Thua Thien Province (detailed w/ FSBs)  • Another
          • Thua Thien Province south of Hue
          • Thua Thien Province southeast of Hue
           Hue to Hia Van Pass
          • 101st ARBN Div in Thua Thien Province ('68-'69)
  • Vinh Loc Island map
  • Hai Van to Danang (detailed, 1:50K)
  • Chu Lai Area Maps     • Deailed Map (1:10K)
  • Tet Offensive Map
  • Khe Sanh Area Maps

  • Firebases (concept)
  • Fire Support Base Coordinates     • More  • Photos
  • FSBs: N I Corps (1st Air Cav)  • More (101st ABN)
  • FSBs: Quang Tri Prov (506th Inf)     • "3D" map
  • FSBs: Thua Thien Prov (506th Inf)     • More
  • Map Coordinate-Place Name Search
  • Blank Outline Map - N & S Vietnam

  • Tactical VFR Charts (aviation)
          • Danang to A Shau     • Lam Son 719
          • Danang to Quang Ngai     • Quang Ngai to Qui Nhon

  • Out of Country FAC Maps
  • SEA Maps (Air War, Jimmie Butler)
  • TACANs in SEA (list)
  • TACAN Map Danang: DAG - Ch 77
  • Vietnam Airways Chart (current)

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in SEA
          • Escape & Evasion Charts
  • Photomapping Activity in SEA
          • Cu Lao Re Island site
  • History of the 1370th Photo Mapping Wing
  • Background on APCS (c 1964, pdf)
  • Tactical Pilotage Chart: Vietnam & Laos (1:500K)
  • Operational Nav Chart: Vn & Laos (1:1M, Danang north)
       • ONC: Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia (1:1M, Danang south)
  • SEA Maps (1:250K) (Jim Henthorn)
       • NE4816: Quang Tri - Thua Thien
       • Individual Sections
       • Laos Maps
  • The FAC Map Case: SVn (Lattin, 1:250K)
       • Northern Laos    • Southern Laos

  • I Corps Maps (1:50K) (index, 3/3 Marines)
       • Northern I Corps (1:50K, quarter sheets)
  • Vietnam War Maps **** (1:50K - Texas Tech)  • Search
         (Use Arabic vice Roman numerals for map sheets)
       • Army Map Service L701 1:50K Map Index
       • Lat/Long <=> UTM Converter
  • Map Ordering  • Alt
  • Reading 1:50K Map Coordinates  • Alt

  • Maps of Vietnam (vietvet.org)
       • Hué Citadel map (detailed)
       • Hué New City map (detailed)

  • I Corps Tactical Zone  • Outline map
  • I Corps Maps (Marine AOs w/ map glossary)
       • USMC Unit Locations (w/ timelines)  • Detailed
  • I Corps Maps (Americal AOs)
  • N I Corps 1:50K Map Downloads ****  • Index
       • Specific Location thumbnails
       • Hue Citadel  • A Shau SF Camp  • Khe Sanh
  • Quang Tri Province (detailed w/ FSBs)
       • Another  • Interactive map
  • Places & Bases (photos & maps)
  • Quang Tri Combat Support Base  • Photo
       • Color Image  • Video
  • Dong Ha Combat Base
  • Quang Tri - Thua Thien
  • Thua Thien Province (detailed w/ FSBs)  • Another
       • Thua Thien Province south of Hué
       • Thua Thien Province southeast of Hué
       • Hué to Hia Van Pass
       • 101st ARBN Div in Thua Thien Province ('68-'69)
  • Vinh Loc Island map
  • Hai Van to Danang (detailed)
  • Chu Lai Area Maps
  • Tet Offensive Map
  • Khe Sanh Combat Base Maps
  • Firebase Coordinates  • More  • Photos
  • Firebases, N I Corps (Lancers)
  • Firebases: Quang Tri Prov (506th Inf)
  • Firebases: Thua Thien Prov (506th Inf)
  • Map Coordinate-Place Name Search
  • Blank Outline Map - N & S Vietnam

  • Out of Country FAC Maps
  • SEA Maps (Air War, Jimmie Butler)
  • TACANs in SEA (list)
  • TACAN Maps (Ch 77, 103) -->