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Title
Maps of the Oceans
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Topics
Nautical charts
Oceans
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Description
This collection of Maps of the Oceans includes primarily maps encompassing the whole or large parts of the Atlantic, Pacific, or Indian Oceans, showing basics of adjacent coastlines, and may include charts with currents, prevailing winds, navigational or hydrographic features, and maps of explorers’ routes, political claims, ocean floor features, or other topical themes. Maps date from the 17th century through the present day. Sectional maps from navigation chart series, plates from atlases, and guides, indexes, and other texts that accompany maps or are part of atlases may also be found here. Maps depicting the oceans may also be found in other collections, including the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection, and the Atlases, Gazetteers, Guidebooks, and Other Books collection. Maps of the Arctic Ocean may be found in the Maps of the Arctic Regions collection. The maps in the Maps of the Oceans collection have varying provenance. Some come from the Astor and Lenox collections, which formed the foundation of NYPL's holdings; others were purchased by the Library or received as gifts from diverse sources over the years.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5fe47390-c6bf-012f-c9cf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Maps of the Oceans" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe47390-c6bf-012f-c9cf-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Maps of the Oceans" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 11, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe47390-c6bf-012f-c9cf-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. Maps of the Oceans Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe47390-c6bf-012f-c9cf-58d385a7bc34

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5fe47390-c6bf-012f-c9cf-58d385a7bc34 | title= (cartographic) Maps of the Oceans|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=April 11, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Maps of the Oceans