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  • University of Texas Libraries - Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection 

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    Materials that are in the public domain (such as images from the Portrait Gallery or most of the maps in the PCL Map Collection), are not copyrighted and no permission is needed to copy them. You may download them and use them as you wish. We appreciate you giving this site credit with the phrase:

    The map FAQs give more information about the map collection.

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    The map FAQs give more information about the map collection.

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    Material on this site may be quoted or reproduced for educational purposes without prior permission, provided appropriate credit is given. Any commercial use of this material is prohibited without prior permission from the University of Texas Libraries. Commercial requests for use of library web materials should be submitted using our Feedback form.

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    Please use our Feedback form to contact us with questions regarding use of library web content.

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    This site provides access to materials, licensed or otherwise, for which the copyright is held by owners other than the University of Texas at Austin. Use of these materials and resources is restricted by applicable license agreement and copyright law.

    In adherence to the UT Austin policies regarding Acceptable Use of Information Technology and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, The University of Texas at Austin reserves the right to terminate computing services of users who repeatedly infringe upon the rights of copyright owners.

  • Library of Congress Map Collections 

    Whenever possible, we provide information that we have about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. However, the information we have may not be accurate or complete. As a publicly supported institution, we generally do not own the rights to materials in our collections. You should determine for yourself whether or not an item is protected by copyright or in the public domain, and then satisfy any copyright or use restrictions when publishing or distributing materials from our collections. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond what is allowed by fair use or other exemptions requires written permission from the copyright holder.

    We do not charge permission fees for using any materials, and generally do not grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute them. We do request that anyone linking to our websites present the link in a manner that does not imply that we are making an express or implied endorsement of any good or service provided, and that the link clearly indicates that the user is leaving one site and going to another.

    Items created by Library of Congress employees in the scope of their employment are U.S. Government works not subject to copyright in the United States (17 U.S.C. §105). Unless otherwise indicated on this site, the Library of Congress has no objection to the international use and reuse of Library U.S. Government works on These works are also available for worldwide use and reuse under CC0 1.0 Universal.

  • World Factbook: Regional and World Maps

  • Bureau of Land Management - MAPS 

    From the White Mountains in Alaska to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse in Florida, map and geospatial products inform our management decisions. A growing selection of those maps are available for your public lands adventures and business. 

    Visit our featured map products through the links below.

    Frequently requested national and state maps
    Georeferenced PDF Maps for recreation 
    Story maps


    Search our downloadable map list for more resources.