The Charting the Nation image collection includes a wide variety of single maps and maps in atlases and other bound books, together with important manuscript and printed texts relating to the geography and mapping of Scotland from 1550 to 1740 and beyond.
The site contains invaluable source materials for the study of the history of cartography, architectural history, genealogy, military history, environmental history and archaeology, amongst many other disciplines. Over 3,500 high resolution images are currently available.
Read more about the project and the image collection.
The collection is delivered through the University's LUNA® platform, provided by Luna Imaging, Inc, California. This is the standard way to view the collection. It utilises any typical web browser such as Explorer or Firefox and requires no plugin or downloads.
LUNA® software is a product
of Luna Imaging, Inc., California.
For further information on how to use LUNA, please visit the LUNA® Guided Flash Tutorials.
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