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Nabb Research Center General Resources - Landscape & Geography

Delmarva Maps and Resources

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* Maps of the Delmarva Peninsula

The following are a selection of Delmarva maps, sorted by century. Most of the maps are part the Nabb Research Center's extensive collections and can be located by searching the Map Database.


Maps of the Delmarva Peninsula on this site
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* Seventeenth Century

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Hondius, Jodocus - Late 16th or early 17th century (sources vary)
Chesapeake Bay ("Chesepioock Sinus") shown at top right as a small indentation in the coastline.

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Jansson, Johannes - 1628
Nova Virginiae tabvla Petrus Koerius Coelavit
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Ogilby, John - 1635
Noua Terrae-Mariae tabula
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Farrer, John - 1650
A Map Of Virginia Discouered To Ye Falls
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Montanus, Arnoldus - 1671
Nova Virginia Tabula
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Speed, John - 1676
A Map of Virginia And Maryland
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Seller, John - 1682
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        * Eighteenth Century


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Senex, John - 1721
A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

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Moll, Herman - 1741
New Map of Virginia and Maryland

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Evans, Lewis - 1755
A General Map Of The Middle British Colonies, In America (cropped)
Information

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Fry, Joshua & Jefferson, Peter - 1755
Most inhabited part of Virginia and Maryland (also PA, NJ, and NC)

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T. Kitchin Geogr - 1757
A Map Of Maryland With The Delaware Counties And The Southern Part Of New Jersey

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Mason and Dixon - 1768
A Map of that part of America where a degree of latitude was measured for the Royal Society
[link to information about dispute]

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Alexander, Robert - 1781
Map of the Delmarva Peninsula.

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Churchman, John Jr. - 1786
The Peninsula Between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays

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Holland, Capt. N. - 1794
A New Chart of the Coast of North America from New York to Cape Hatteras.
About: Charting the Chesapeake

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Faden, W - 1809
The United States of North America: With the British Territories and those of Spain.




        * Nineteenth Century


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Lucas, Fielding Jr. - 1832
A Chart Of The Chesapeake And
Delaware Bays

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Blunt, Edmund M. - 1804
The bay of Chesapeake from its entrance to Baltimore
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