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David Rumsey Map Collection
Entry ID: David_Rumsey_Collection

Abstract: The Collection:

The David Rumsey Collection which started nearly 20 years ago,
includes a collection of atlases, globes, school geographies,
books, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps,
including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript.

Digitization of the maps ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Luna Imaging, Inc
Dataset Title: David Rumsey Map Collection
Dataset Release Place: California
Dataset Publisher: Luna Imaging
Data Presentation Form: maps
Online Resource:
MAPS Ancillary Description
Quality The digitized maps are very high resolution images scanned at at
least 300 pixels per inch, as measured against the original map's dimensions.
Access Constraints The collection is available over the World Wide Web using a standard
web browser such as Internet Explorer or Netscape. The Insight
Browser is the easiest way to begin experiencing the David Rumsey Map
Collection. It utilizes any typical web browser and requires no
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Use Constraints Images copyright 2000 by Cartography Associates.
Images may not be reproduced or transmitted unless for personal
use. For commercial use or republication, contact
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Originating Center
Data Center
Luna Imaging, Inc Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 310-452-8370
Fax: 310-452-8389
Email: rumsey at
Contact Address:
Luna Imaging, Inc.
3542 Hayden Avenue, Building One
City: Culver City
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90232-2413
Country: USA
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Size: varies per map
Fees: no fees
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23