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Map collections and resources: Africa

This library guide will introduce you to Stanford Libraries map collections, services, and related resources.

Maps of Africa

At Stanford

Stanford has a strong collection of maps of Africa. Links below will help you to learn about the collection and ways to access it online.

Map of Africa

Maps of Africa

This Spotlight page brings together Stanford's different collections of maps of Africa.

Maps of Africa on

Maps curated by David Rumsey on his website. 

Earthworks: Stanford's geospatial search engine

Earthworks contains georeferenced scans of historic maps from numerous institutions across the United States.  Included are nearly 100 georeferenced maps of Africa from Stanford.

Outside Stanford

Africa road network by decade | Princeton University

Data were extracted from Michelin Africa maps published that decade and drawn at a scale of 1:4,000,000.