Inventory of Historic Maps of Mississippi
by Paul Davis
|Author:||United States Geologic Survey|
|Situation Date:||ca 1893-2000|
|Publication Date:||1893- 2000|
|Features:||Horizontal/vertical controls, boundary monuments, topographic and bathymetric relief, national, state, local boundaries, township, range, section lines, mines, quarries, caves, woods, scrub, orchards, vineyards, mangroves, marshes, swamps, glaciers, snowfields, coastal features- channels, foreshore flats, coral/rock reefs, exposed wrecks, soundings, breakwater, piers, wharfs, seawalls, oil/gas well platforms, rivers, lakes, canals, perennial/intermittent streams, waterfalls, rapids, dams, buildings, built up areas, race tracks, athletic fields, schools, churches, cemeteries, tanks, reservoirs, boat ramps, parks, roadside parks, picnic areas, campgrounds, primary/secondary/unpaved roads and highways/interstates, primary and secondary airports and landing strips, railroads, railroad yards, bridges, power lines, telephone lines, oil and gas pipelines. See Features note in Comments section below.|
|Comments:||General Note: A topographic map is a detailed and accurate graphic representation of cultural and natural features on the ground. |
Features Note: For a complete legend of various topographic map symbols see: http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/symbols/buildings.html Use keyboard Ctrl + (PC) or Command + (Apple) to enlarge as needed.
Coverage Note: Please note that map coverage for some of the listed counties may be very minimal. For an index of map titles and their coverage by county see: http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/mississippi/topos/15mintopos.html Viewing a given map via the above URL requires downloading a free viewer plug-in, the link of which is indicated on the page. It may not be available for Apple systems. Viewing or downloading a map via a PC or Apple device is possible by selecting "Map Locator and Downloader" at: http://nationalmap.gov/historical/ Be sure to carefully read instructions on the same page.
Link Note: If using the Univ. of Alabama link provided below, click on " Individual States" to access the Mississippi inventory of historic maps. See upper right of the Mississippi page for topographic maps.
|Coverage:||County coverage is: Adams, Alcorn, Amite, Attala, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke, Clay, Coahoma, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Itawamba, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lee, Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Walthall, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha and Yazoo.|
|Repository:||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Publisher:||U.S. Geological Survey.|
|Size (inches):||14.7 X 17.5|
|Link:||http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/topomaps/ http://nationalmap.gov/historical/ http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/index.html http://www.mytopo.com/maps/index.cfm|