Maps and Geology

The Japanese Historical Map Collection

URL:http://www.davidrumsey.com/japan/

The Japanese Historical Map Collection is a project of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkley; the project exhibits its rare collection of old Japanese maps, most of which were derived from the Mitsui Collection (which had a total of 2,300 maps). It includes maps dating from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century, covering Japan's three largest cities (Edo, Kyoto, and Osaka) as well as other local cities and tourist maps. High-definition images are provided through the website; however, only low-definition images can be downloaded.

Old Map Collection

URL:http://kochizu.gsi.go.jp/HistoricalMap/ (w/o English Interface)

The Old Map Collection of the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) includes seventeenth-century astronomical charts to nineteenth century district maps of Edo, created by both Europeans and Japanese people. GSI's Japanese website offers modern survey maps and aerial photographs .

Maps of Japan: From the Collection of Sir Hugh and Lady Cortazzi

URL:http://www.dh-jac.net/db7/cortazzi/search_e.htm

Maps of Japan from the Collection of Sir Hugh and Lady Cortazzi, now on loan to the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, is a unique and rare collection of old Japanese maps that integrate both European and Japanese perspectives on Japan from the early sixteenth to the nineteenth century. Areas of maps range from the Japanese islands to a map of a local city. It is not known how much of the collection is digitised.

Ali Mubarak's al-Khitat al-Tawfiqiyya al-Jadida ('Tawfiq's New Plans, Referring to Egypt's Ruler at the Time')

URL:http://ricasdb.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ShinPenChiShi_Index.html

Ali Mubarak's al-Khitat al-Tawfiqiyya al-Jadida, or Tawfiq's New Plans, Referring to Egypt's Ruler at the Time, is a topographical description of Egypt subsequent to the French campaign in Egypt. As of February 2015, it is possible to search for the names of places from the first to the sixth volumes of the text.