Useful Links

2020-12-05: Will confirm the links here over the end of year holiday. A new web site has been added,  be sure to have a look. (web admin)

There are many, many references on the Internet to maps and cartography. Here are a few that you might want to explore.

Please use the contact form to send links for consideration. We would like our Link List to grow!

General Philatelic Sites

Digital Philately

The Philatelic Database by William Chochrane

World Stamp News

Postzegelblog (Dutch with english translation)

Europa, CEPT, Norden, and SEPAC Information Blog

Philatelic Societies

American Philatelic Society

American Topical Association

State Revenue Society

Sites Showing Maps on Stamps

Gilad’s Maps on Stamps by Gilad Aharoni

Dan’s Topical Stamps by Dan Nelson

Metric, Weather and Un-manned Satellites by Don Hillger (USA) and Garry Toth (Canada)

Stamp Page of Dr. Menno-Jan Kraak (down?- checking)

Worlds in the Upper Right Hand Corner

Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Mapping and Maps

U.S. Geologial Survey

Natural Resources Canada

Ordnance Survey

National Geographic

The Journal of Maps

International Cartographic Association

Cartographic Concepts and Map Projections

Relief Shading

Shaded Relief

USGS Map Projections Poster

Map Projections Used by USGS (1532)
and the previous edition Map Projections: A working manual (1395)

Gallery of Map Projections

Geometry in Action

John Savard’s Home Page

Wolfram Research’s Map Projections Page

Peter H. Dana’s Map Projection Overview

Map History

 Map History / History of Cartography Gateway by Tony Campbell

History of Cartography Books at University of Chicago Press

History of Cartography Project, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Brief History of Maps and Cartography

Osher Map Library

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Antique Maps

Art Source International – Rare Maps and Prints