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Tualatin Valley settlements 1852--  "The Plains" were where the mountain men and their families were headed. Later the missionaries arrived. Here's an early 1852 map. Hillsborough, first named Columbia is in the top right — East Plains. Harvey Clarke in the top left — West Plains. Going North (not on this map was Glencoe — North Plains.) Click to zoom in to read the map.

Tualatin Valley settlements 1852-- "The Plains" were where the mountain men and their families were headed. Later the missionaries arrived. Here's an early 1852 map. Hillsborough, first named Columbia is in the top right — East Plains. Harvey Clarke in the top left — West Plains. Going North (not on this map was Glencoe — North Plains.) Click to zoom in to read the map.

Map of Beijing, published in 1937. [1800 × 2645]

city map of Beijing, published in Beijing in The map shows a detailed street map of the Chinese Capital, including the city walls, which were torn down in the

Korean World Map mid 18th century

Traditional Korean Map (or “Chonhado”) from Chonha Chido (Map of the World). Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress

Map of the World, ~1450 (Fra Mauro) | My 5 Favorite Maps: Bill Rankin - CityLab

The Fra Mauro Map. This map of the world depicts Asia, Africa and Europe and is "considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography" according to Roberto Almagià. It was made around 1450 by the Italian monk Fra Mauro.

Basin and range converge at Abert Rim and Lake Abert, creating a unique rocky upland and a large lake and shoreline that attract contrasting wildlife. Abert Rim is the longest exposed fault scarp in North America, and one of the highest fault scarps in the United States. It towers over Lake Abert - Oregon's only saltwater lake that attracts a diverse population of migratory waterfowl. After basaltic flood lava covered much of eastern Oregon about 5 to 23 million years ago, great blocks of...

Basin and range converge at Abert Rim and Lake Abert, creating a unique rocky upland and a large lake and shoreline that attract contrasting wildlife. Abert Rim is the longest exposed fault scarp in North America, and one of the highest fault scarps in the United States. It towers over Lake Abert - Oregon's only saltwater lake that attracts a diverse population of migratory waterfowl. After basaltic flood lava covered much of eastern Oregon about 5 to 23 million years ago, great blocks of...

Egnazio Danti. Detail from Anatolian Peninsula with Ancient Toponyms and Middle East, 1565.

Detail of a map of the Anatolian Peninsula with ancient toponyms, Egnazio Danti 1565 AD

Students analyze the seal of the city of New York, use maps, and read and discuss a passage to understand how trade connected Native Americans and Dutch sailors in early New Amsterdam.

Students analyze the seal of the city of New York, use maps, and read and discuss a passage to understand how trade connected Native Americans and Dutch sailors in early New Amsterdam.

This double-sided Japanese woodcut displays a world map on the front and illustrated examples of the peoples of the world on the verso.  It exemplifies the Bankoku-sozu (“complete maps of the peoples of the world”) style of cartography influenced by European techniques and geographic knowledge in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

This double-sided Japanese woodcut displays a world map on the front and…

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