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Title: Mapping Humanitarian Reach in South East Burma/Myanmar
Date of publication: 31 July 2012
Description/subject: "To strengthen inter-agency coordination, TBBC and the Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) have mapped organisational reach in South East Burma/Myanmar for the education, health care and livelihoods support sectors. Information collected by MIMU from agencies registered with the Government of the Union of Myanmar has been combined with information collected by TBBC from border-based agencies recognised by non-state armed groups. The result is a comprehensive mapping of organisational reach with input from 32 agencies funded through Rangoon/Yangon and 27 agencies funded along the border. However, due to protection and visibility concerns, the data does not include all relevant agencies. The maps highlight how aid agencies based along the border complement the efforts of agencies based in Rangoon/Yangon in responding to humanitarian needs. Given the scale of vulnerabilities and limited funding, the agencies active in each sector have been disaggregated to the township-level to facilitate information sharing and to promote a more coordinated response. While the border based responses are predominately managed by community-based organisations, the maps reflect how initiatives from Rangoon/Yangon are generally led by United Nations’ agencies and international non-governmental organisations. As the peace process evolves and opportunities to expand humanitarian access into conflict-affected areas increase, the challenge will be to ensure that international agencies build on the local capacities of these community-managed approaches."...6 MAPS -- 2 FOR EDUCATION (BASIC AND COMPARATIVE), 2 FOR HEALTH CARE (BASIC AND COMPARATIVE) AND 2 FOR LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT (BASIC AND COMPARATIVE). THE MAPS ARE ABOUT 1.8MB EACH.
Language: English
Source/publisher: TBBC, MIMU
Format/size: pdf (about 1.8MB each)
Alternate URLs: http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-07-31-news-mimu-south-east-region-education-basic.pdf
http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-07-31-news-mimu-south-east-region-education-comparative.pdf
http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-07-31-news-mimu-south-east-region-health-basic.pdf
http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-07-31-news-mimu-south-east-region-health-comparative.pdf
http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-07-31-news-mimu-south-east-region-livelihoods-basic.pdf
http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-07-31-news-mimu-south-east-region-livelihoods-comparative.pdf
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2012


Title: MIMU maps of Burma/Myanmar and lists of NGOs/agencies
Date of publication: November 2009
Description/subject: These maps, profiles and lists cover the area affected by Cyclone Nargis as well as other parts of the country. The categories are: Affected Area Maps; Assessment Area Maps; Hazard Area Maps; Organizations Maps; Population Area Maps; Planning Maps; Snapshots Maps; Township Profiles Maps; Who, What, Where Maps & Reports.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2009


Title: FAO - Myanmar Emergency page
Date of publication: 27 May 2008
Description/subject: A major collection of maps of Burma/Myanmar, notably agricultural maps... "This web page provides an overview of resources prepared by the Natural Resources Department of FAO about the area, the people, the environment (soils, climate) and the agriculture of Myanmar. Whenever possible, information referring specifically to the area affected by cyclone NARGIS at the beginning of May was included. Since most of the material is not metadata, but actual products, they can be used directly by relief-workers, planners, and those responsible for reconstruction. House of a farmer/fisherman under floods during the monsoon season; Nyaungdone Island, Ayeyarwady Delta, October 1997, © J. Martinez-Beltran, FAO/NRL The information is organised in 5 sections (see box on the left): (1) the current page with some general data, tools, maps, etc.; (2) downloadable digital and printed atlases about the agriculture of Myanmar; (3) maps from the GeoNetwork digital library developed and maintained by FAO. Geonetwork transparently points to external as well as internal data sources; (4) agroclimatic charts and crop calendars and; (5) miscellaneous publications in the technical series of the Organisation, covering all the sectors from fisheries, forestry, food security, crops, livestock, and coast management..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2008


Title: Cyclone Nargis Flooding in Myanmar (Burma)
Date of publication: 2008
Description/subject: A useful set of maps, photos and substantial technical material on Burma, prepared in response to Cyclone Nargis. Many useful links (not all public)..... - TEC Products for Burma (CAC Required) What's This?... - Myanmar (Burma) Water and Hydrology (.pdf) Bibliography... - Burma AMS Topographic Maps..... Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Documents on Burma: - DTIC Burma Bibliography... - Burmese Language Facts... - Country Studies - Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos... - Introduction to Burmese Familiarization Course..... Science Maps of Burma... Travel maps.... NGA Imagery... Other Information and Citations...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Technical Engineering Center
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 26 January 2009


Title: Directory of Cities, Towns, and Regions in Burma
Date of publication: 2004
Description/subject: Index of towns etc. (located by latitude and longitude) with maps containing topographical, climatic, political and other information; Integrates sections from Google Eerth... Ayeyarwady Division; Bago Division; Chin Stat;e Kachin State; Kayah State; Kayin State; Magway Division; Mandalay Division; Mon State; Rakhine State; Sagaing Division; Shan State; Tanintharyi Division; Yangon Division...directory of airports in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Falling Rain Genomics, Inc.
Format/size: html plus?
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2004


Title: Burma - Topographic Maps - Series U542, 1:250,000, U.S. Army Map Service
Date of publication: 1955
Description/subject: These 1:250,000 maps were prepared in the mid-1950s by the [US] Army Map Service from large-scale topographic maps, including: Burma 1:63,360, Directorate of Military Survey, India, 1944-45; Burma: 1:126,720. Survey of India 1941; British Admiralty charts and Japanese Army maps. Planimetric details partially revised by photo-planimetric methods...Click here for Index Map Complete list of map images in this collection: Index Map (435 K); NC 47-2 Bokpyin (4.4 MB); NC 47-6 Kra Buri (4.6 MB); ND 46-4 Ama (3.9 MB); ND 47-2 Ye (6.2 MB); ND 47-6 Tavoy (5.8 MB); ND 47-10 Palauk 1959 ed. (5.8 MB); ND 47-10 Palauk 1962 ed. (4.9 MB); ND 47-14 Mergui (4.6 MB); NE 46-3 Kyaukpyu (6.5 MB); NE 46-4 Thayetmyo (6.6 MB); NE 46-7 Sandoway (5.0 MB); NE 46-8 Prome (6.9 MB); NE 46-12 Henzada (6.6 MB); NE 46-15 Sinma (3.8 MB); NE 46-16 Bassein (6.3 MB); NE 46-16 Bassein and Vicinity [verso] (961K); NE 47-1 Pyinmana (6.9 MB); NE 47-5 Toungoo (6.8 MB); NE 47-9 Pegu (6.3 MB); NE 47-13 Rangoon (5.6 MB); NE 47-13 Rangoon and Vicinity [verso] (1.1 MB); NE 47-14 Moulmein (6.2 MB); NF 46-3 Mawlaik (6.5 MB); NF 46-4 Wuntho (6.4 MB); NF 46-7 Gangaw (6.2 MB); NF 46-8 Shwebo (5.9 MB); NF 46-10 Cox's Bazar (5.9 MB); NF 46-11 Mount Victoria (6.4 MB); NF 46-12 Myingyin (5.7 MB); NF 46-14 Akyab (4.1 MB); NF 46-15 Myohaung (6.6 MB); NF 46-16 Yenangyaung (6.1 MB); NF 47-1 Mong Mit (6.6 MB); NF 47-2 Hsenwi (6.4 MB); NF 47-5 Maymyo (6.4 MB) NF 47-6 Mong Yai (6.5 MB); NF 47-9 Mandalay (6.3 MB); NF 47-9 Mandalay, Burma and Vicinity [verso] (1.6 MB); NF 47-10 Lai-Hka (6.2 MB); NF 47-11 Keng Tung (6.7 MB); NF 47-11 reliability diagram, notes, glossary [verso] (1.1 MB); NF 47-13 Yamethin (6.4 MB); NF 47-14 Mong Pan (6.7 MB); NG 46-8 Sibsagar (5.7 MB); NG 46-12 Tamanthi (5.4 MB); NG 46-16 Paungbyin (5.9 MB); NG 47-1 Putao (6.1 MB); NG 47-5 Maingkwan (5.9 MB); NG 47-9 Myitkyina (5.9 MB); NG 47-13 Bhamo (5.9 MB).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (University of Texas)
Format/size: html, jpeg
Date of entry/update: 31 December 2006


Title: Maps from the Imperial Gazetteer of India (volumes 1-24)
Date of publication: 1909
Description/subject: Includes some maps of Burma (entered separately in OBL)
Author/creator: J.G. Bartholomew
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Digital South Asia Library, University of Chicago
Format/size: html, jpeg
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2004


Title: Agricultural Atlas of Union of Manmar
Description/subject: A3 printed atlas (120 pages) collecting the most important maps, associated tables and derived charts extracted from the Digital Agricultural Atlas of the Union of Myanmar. The Atlas contains general datasets from international data providers and agricultural-related datasets generated from 2001-2002 statistics at State/Division and District level. Main maps are displayed at 1:6 000 000 scale while other ancillary maps are displayed around 1:12 000 000 scale. The atlas aims to act as reference and guide to those wishing to understand more clearly the opportunities and challenges facing the agricultural sector in Myanmar. Next is a selection of pages from the atlas. Click on the picture to open the full size (pdf, A3) file.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Digital Agriculture Atlas
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 25 October 2010


Title: Asia Maps
Description/subject: CIA and other maps of Burma back to 1991
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Burma Map & Placename Index
Description/subject: Highway information somewhat out of date.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Multimap.com
Alternate URLs: http://www.multimap.com
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2004


Title: Country Map - Myanmar
Description/subject: Map of Myanmar showing states and divisions, cities and towns, rivers, sea beaches
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asterism Travels & Tours
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: Download Free Burma / Myanmar Maps
Description/subject: About 20 maps of Burma/Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: MapCruzin.com
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2012


Title: Geo-Spatial Visualization on Burma (Myanmar) (blog)
Description/subject: Short essays with Graphical and Visualization using satellite imageries. Topics on Burma's Ancient towns, Disaster Responses, Military and Militarization, Agriculture, Urbanization, Naypyitaw, etc. Used geo-spatial tools (Google, GIS, Remote Sensing). Satellite imagery interpretations on various sites
Language: English
Source/publisher: winners' circle (aung-mye)
Format/size: text/html
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2010


Title: Google Burma map search
Description/subject: Go to www.google.com, type in Burma Myanmar map and then click "Images"...a mixed bag, with some useful country and street maps.
Language: English
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Google Earth - download page
Description/subject: From this page you can download the 12MB software (free) to run Google Earth on your computer.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google
Date of entry/update: 01 June 2008


Title: Highway map of Myanmar
Description/subject: Shows all highways across Burma(Myanmar)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asterism Travles & Tours
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 December 2004


Title: KHRG Map Room
Description/subject: Several maps illustrating the KHRG reports, including maps of Burma showing military commands, Karen State, Toungoo District, Nyaunglebin District, Papun District, Thaton District, Pa'an District, Dooplaya District, Southern Dooplaya to Tavoy, Tenasserim Division, Karenni (Kayah) State, Shan State, Northwestern Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Maplandia Burma - Burma Google Satellite Map
Description/subject: "Welcome to google maps Burma locations list, welcome to the place where google maps sightseeing make sense! With comprehensive destination gazetteer, maplandia.com enables to explore Burma through detailed satellite imagery — fast and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below and follow the navigation through administrative regions to find populated place you are interested in. You can also take advantage of our two following search bars. Your Burma google satellite map sightseeing starts here!..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google
Format/size: jpeg(?)
Date of entry/update: 04 February 2007


Title: Maps of the World (including Burma/Myanmar
Description/subject: Maps and satellite images...Russian Army maps: 1cm-500m; 1cm-1km; 1cm-2km; 1cm-5km; 1cm-10km...Russian topographic maps GGC: 1cm-250m; 1cm-1km; 1cm-2km...Old Russian Army maps: 1cm-500m...Russian water maps: 1cm-100m; 1cm-250m; 1cm-1km; 1cm-2km; 1cm-5km...US Army maps: 1cm-2.5km; 1cm-10km.....Metdata language, English or Russian....Navigate (browse or search) to the map(s) you want, download and open jpeg with graphic software e.g. photoshop.
Language: English, Russian
Source/publisher: loadmap.net
Format/size: html, jpeg (pdf?)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2012


Title: Maps Related to Burma
Description/subject: 8 maps of Burma...."The Rare Books and Special Collections Department has over one hundred maps specifically of Burma or representing a larger geographical area including Burma, from the 1500s to the 1800s. These are all available for viewing by researchers in person in the department. A small selection of these maps are now digital and accessible from this page, but true appreciation of the magnificient quality of these maps can be experienced only in person. Many of them are hand colored. "Here are a small sample of maps. Some of the images were adjusted to fit a Web browser. Some of the file sizes are large and may take longer to download. File sizes are indicated:..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
Description/subject: LARGE COLLECTION OF UN AND OTHER DOCUMENTS ON BURMA/MYANMAR..."The MIMU provides a common information exchange service for the humanitarian community through strengthened coordination, collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information. The MIMU supports analysis and decision making by the UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator (RC/HC), Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) partners, the UN Country Team and other actors both inside and outside of Myanmar."...MAPS, ANALYSES, ASSESSMENTS ETC OF ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY.
Language: English
Source/publisher: MIMU
Format/size: html, pdf, etc.
Date of entry/update: 07 October 2010


Title: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection
Description/subject: For Burma go to Maps of Asia or Historical Maps/Historical Maps of Asia. This page also has links to maps on other websites.
Language: English
Source/publisher: University of Texas
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: TBBC monthly camp population maps
Description/subject: TBBC's population figures for the camps on the Thailand-Burma border... Click on month to download a PDF map with camp populations... Jul 2011 Aug 2011 Sep 2011 Oct 2011 Jan 2011 Feb 2011 Mar 2011 Apr 2011 May 2011 Jun 2011 Jul 2010 Aug 2010 Sep 2010 Oct 2010 Nov 2010 Dec 2010 Jan 2010 Feb 2010 Mar 2010 Apr 2010 May 2010 Jun 2010 Jul 2009 Aug 2009 Sep 2009 Oct 2009 Nov 2009 Dec 2009 Jan 2009 Feb 2009 Mar 2009 Apr 2009 May 2009 Jun 2009 Jul 2008 Aug 2008 Sep 2008 Oct 2008 Nov 2008 Dec 2008 Jan 2008 Feb 2008 Mar 2008 Apr 2008 May 2008 Jun 2008 Jul 2007 Aug 2007 Sep 2007 Oct 2007 Nov 2007 Dec 2007 Jan 2007 Feb 2007 Mar 2007 Apr 2007 May 2007 Jun 2007 Jul 2006 Aug 2006 Sep 2006 Oct 2006 Nov 2006 Dec 2006
Language: English
Source/publisher: Thailand Burma Border Consortium (TBBC) /UNHCR
Format/size: html/pdf
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2011


Title: TBC (formerly TBBC) Map Room
Description/subject: Maps of internal displacement from 1996...The maps contain locations of such features as: Tatmadaw Regional Commands; S.E. Burma-Education-Basic; S.E. Burma-Health-Basic; S.E. Burma-Livelihoods-Basic; Poverty Incidence; Contested Areas in South East Myanmar; Development Projects in South East Myanmar; Internally Displaced Persons in South East Myanmar ; Tatmadaw outposts; Tatmadaw Military OPS Commands; BGF/Militia HQs; Tatmadaw Battalion Headquarters; BGF (Border Guard Force)/Militia Outpost; Displaced Villages; IDP Camps; Refugee Camps; Resumed Armed Resistance (SSA-N) Renewed Ceasefire Areas (UWSA, NDAA); International Boundaries; Rivers; Roads; cities; villages; State/Region Boundaries; Protracted Armed Resistance (SSA-S, PNLO); Development Projects Associated with Human Rights Abuses (Mines; Dams; Logging; Road Construction; Railroad Construction)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Border Consortium (TBC)- formerly Thailand Burma Border Consortium (TBBC)
Format/size: html, JPEG
Alternate URLs: http://www.tbbc.org/idps/maproom.htm
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2009


Title: Visible Earth - Myanmar
Description/subject: Search results for "Burma" of NASA satellite images. 119 results (November 2011)
Language: English
Source/publisher: NASA
Format/size: JPEG (various sizes)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2011


Title: Wikimedia Atlas of Myanmar
Description/subject: Contents: * 1 General maps * 2 Maps of divisions * 3 History maps * 4 Old maps * 5 Ethnolinguistic maps * 6 Notes and references * 7 Entries available in the atlas
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Wikimedia Commons
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2010


Title: WWII maps of Burma
Description/subject: 1. General Map of Burma; 2. Kabaw Valley/Imphal; 3. The Okkan Operation; 4. Imphal/Ukhrul Road; 5. Positions around Badger; 6. Positions at Shangshak; 7. Shuganu - Mombi Area; 8. Area north of Palel - Tamu Road; 9. - Ditto - different map; 10. The Saddle and The Sausage; 11. Operations around Mitlong Khonou; 12. Area around Maungdaw - Buthidaung; 13. Akyab to Ruywa; 14. Glider routes into Myitkyina; 15. Blackpool - White City - Piccadilly - Aberdeen - Broadway; 16. Arakan - Not too clear a picture; 17. Arakan Map showing mountains; 18. Central Burma; 19. Bilin - 15th - 22nd February 1942; 20. Flight 'Over the Hump'; 21. Upper Burma - Escape map; 22. Sittang Bridge; 23. Retreat from Burma; 24. Fall of Burma; 25. As it is now; 26. Kohima map; 27. Kohima map 2 showing tennis court location.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma Star
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 24 June 2003


Individual Documents

Title: MYANMAR - WHO/WHAT/WHERE: Count of INGOs with Projects Under Implementation
Date of publication: 10 November 2009
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2009


Title: UNHCR Atlas map of Myanmar, July 2008
Date of publication: 07 July 2008
Description/subject: Shows refugee camps, UNHCR offices, main towns and villages etc.
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNHCR
Format/size: pdf (2.05MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.unhcr.org/44103c910.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2009


Title: Myanmar-Thailand border: Age distribution of refugee population
Date of publication: 21 May 2008
Description/subject: Shows refugee camps with pie charts of age distribution plus location of UNHCR offices, main towns and villages etc.
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNHCR
Format/size: pdf (1.29 MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.unhcr.org/4416887e0.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2009


Title: UNHCR map of Myanmar-Thailand border: refugee population by gender
Date of publication: 21 May 2008
Description/subject: Pie gender charts of refugee camps plus UNHCR offices etc. Figures as at end April 2008
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNHCR via ReliefWeb
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/fullmaps_sa.nsf/luFullMap/94E1ED96A53ABCD8C125748E0036D8B4/$File/unhcr_IDP_mmr080521.pdf?OpenElement
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Sriksetra Survey Map 2005-2007
Date of publication: April 2008
Author/creator: U Thein Lwin, U Thant Zaw Oo, U Kyaw Myo Win, U Win Kyaing, U Min Tun Tun Win, U Nyein Lwin, Dr. Bob Hudson, Dr. Terry Lustig
Language: English
Source/publisher: Field School of Archaeology, Pyay, University of Sydney via SOAS BULLETIN OF BURMA RESEARCH 5 2007
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.timemap.net/~hudson/bobhpage.htm
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2010


Title: Asian Highway Network in Myanmar
Date of publication: 2008
Description/subject: Asian Highway Database (Myanmar)
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNESCAP
Format/size: pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www.unescap.org/ttdw/common/TIS/AH/files/Myanmar.xls
http://www.unescap.org/ttdw/common/tis/ah/maps/myanmar.jpg
http://www.unescap.org/ttdw/common/tis/ah/Member%20countries.asp
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2010


Title: Myanmar: States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map
Date of publication: December 2007
Description/subject: Myanmar Standardized Place Names and P-codes: In Myanmar there has long been confusion with multiple versions of transliterated place names in use by various agencies. The Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) has taken on the task of overseeing a comprehensive translation of place names into a common system that is promoted by IASC members and other organizations. In addition to standard place names, standard place codes have also been developed....The methodology applied for place name standardization was as follows: The names and p-codes of States/Divisions, Districts and Townships were provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Settlement and Land Records Department (SLRD). In 2005 those names were presented to and agreed by UNCT and INGOs as the standard English translation for Myanmar.... The names for village tracts and villages were provided in Myanmar language by the Ministry of Home Affairs, General Administration Department (GAD). Names were translated/transliterated to English by a team supervised by the MIMU. The names were also cross-referenced with the SLRD names and the names in use by various UN Agencies and NGOs. Kachin, Chin and Shan names (i.e. non-Burmese names) were reviewed by local experts in the field. The final translation was completed in 2007....What are P-codes? P-code is an abbreviated term for 'Place Code'. P-codes are similar to postal codes and are part of a data management system that provides unique reference codes to thousands of locations in Myanmar. These codes provide a systematic means of linking and exchanging data and analyzing relationships between them. Any information that is linked to one location with a P-code can be linked and analyzed with any other. In Myanmar, the p-code for rural places is structured as follows:...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) of IASC
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 February 2009


Title: High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and the Conflict in Eastern Burma - Summary Report
Date of publication: 28 September 2007
Description/subject: Summary" "Since late 2006, the Science and Human Rights Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science has compiled a set of high-resolution satellite images to document the ongoing conflict in Karen State and other regions of Burma. This study in Burma follows similar activities undertaken by AAAS on Zimbabwe, Darfur, and elsewhere as part of its Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights project. Primary funding for this project comes from the Open Society Institute, with significant resources provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation as well. Monitoring human rights violations in eastern Burma with satellite imagery utilizes on-theground information reported via websites and email from organizations active in the region. These organizations include the Free Burma Rangers, the Karen Human Rights Group, and the Thailand Burma Border Consortium. Their reporting was reviewed by AAAS staff and compared with a set of geospatial data and traditional maps on eastern Burma to precisely locate villages and areas that may have been attacked. These locations were then compared with existing archives of commercial, high-resolution satellite imagery, and in many cases new satellite imagery was ordered as well. Using these sets of satellite imagery, AAAS staff determined if visible evidence of reported attacks was found. At present, AAAS has obtained and analyzed high-resolution commercial satellite imagery covering a few small areas of eastern Burma. Specifically, about 2,000 square kilometers of the Papun, Toungoo, and Dooplaya Districts of Karen State, and a small area of Shan State, have been assessed. In addition, growth of a refugee camp in Thailand was also documented. Twentyfive sites from the imagery that correlate with reporting from the region are presented below, including possible evidence of destroyed villages and houses, possible evidence of forced relocation, and expanded military camps in the area. These findings are detailed in the following pages and are also available for viewing on Google Earth (see Appendix A). AAAS efforts to acquire and analyze imagery and other data concerning the conflict in Burma are continuing as further input on the process is sought. AAAS welcomes comments and questions on its work to date, on any possible future image acquisitions, and input on attack locations in general. Please send such information, and any other comments, to Lars Bromley (lbromley@aaas.org; 202.326.6495).
Language: English
Source/publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Format/size: pdf (11MB - reduced; 14.8MB - original)
Alternate URLs: http://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2007/media/0928burma_report.pdf
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2009


Title: Map of the Asian Highway Network
Date of publication: 27 September 2007
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNESCAP
Format/size: jpeg
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2010


Title: UNHCR map of Northern Rakhine State and Bangladesh
Date of publication: June 2003
Description/subject: Shows refugee camps in Bangladesh, UNHCR offices, main towns and villages etc.....UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Map of Myanmar, Northern Rakhine State, as of January 2006, 18 January 2006. Online. UNHCR Refworld, available at: http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/471897460.html [accessed 29 January 2009]
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNHCR
Format/size: html, pdf (263.62 K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/pdfid/471897460.pdf
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Map of the Trans-Asian Railway (TAR) network
Date of publication: 13 February 2002
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNESCAP
Format/size: jpeg
Alternate URLs: http://www.unescap.org/ttdw/index.asp?MenuName=TheTrans-AsianRailway
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Trans-Asian Railway (TAR) in Myanmar (map)
Date of publication: 13 February 2002
Language: English
Source/publisher: UN ESCAP
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2010


Title: UN Map of Myanmar, July 2001
Date of publication: 15 July 2001
Description/subject: National capital, division or state capitals, major towns & villages, major airports, international boundaries, division or state boundaries, main roads, secondary roads and railways. PDF, variable size, searchable (use variable spelling - it found Pa-an but not Pa'an)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Cartographic Section, UN Dept. of Public Information
Format/size: PDF (455K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Asia (Reference Map)
Date of publication: 2001
Description/subject: (includes Oslo, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Glasgow)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: PDF (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Thalande-Birmanie, une alliance paradoxale
Date of publication: January 2000
Description/subject: Carte des 6 regions speciales (Etat Shan); Camps de refugies karen, karenni et mon; Zone d'activite de la resistance shan (SSA); Route du gazoduc.
Author/creator: Philippe Rekacewicz
Language: Francais
Source/publisher: Le Monde Diplomatique
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Asia (Reference Map)
Date of publication: 2000
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: JPG (230K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Asia (Reference Map) 2000
Date of publication: 2000
Description/subject: Burma and the neighbours. Shows topography, borders, Rangoon and Mandalay, but not much else.
Language: English
Source/publisher: CIA via Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (230K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Burma, small map
Date of publication: 2000
Description/subject: Borders and main towns.
Language: English
Source/publisher: CIA via Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: JPG (155K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: ILO map of Burma
Date of publication: 2000
Description/subject: States, Divisions, towns and villages referred to in the ILO reports, particularly the 1998 Commission of Inquiry report.
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Labour Office
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Map of Mandalay
Date of publication: 2000
Language: English
Alternate URLs: http://www.maplandia.com/burma/mandalay/mandalay/mandalay/
http://www.google.co.th/images?hl=en&prmdo=1&q=Map+of+Mandalay&um=1&ie=UTF-8&so...
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Map of Yangon
Date of publication: 2000
Language: English
Source/publisher: Sacred Destinations
Alternate URLs: http://www.google.co.th/images?hl=en&prmdo=1&q=Map+of+Yangon&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sour...
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Trans-Asian Railway in the Southern Corridor of Asia-Europe Routes
Date of publication: 1999
Description/subject: A 1995 feasibility study, limited to Bangladesh, India, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, had identified a basic network of routes, recommended certain technical and operational standards for this network and provided a limited appraisal of the status of the existing routes in relation with these standards. In the light of the development of trade and economic exchanges between the countries belonging to subregional groupings in South and South-east Asia (Economic Cooperation Organisation, Bangladesh-India-Myanmar-Sri Lanka-Thailand Economic Cooperation), it was decided that the time had come to expand the scope of the study to include China, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Turkey and to (i) re-evaluate, and if necessary re-define, the network previously identified, (ii) assess the improvements required in institutional and commercial procedures to attract international traffic to the corridor, (iii) define an Action Plan for the development of the corridor to facilitate inter- and intra-regional trade and economic growth. The findings and recommendations of the study were considered by the representatives of all the countries concerned during a Policy-level Expert Group Meeting held in Dhaka (Bangladesh) in May 1999 during which the countries agreed on the establishment of Working Groups to study the gradual operationalisation of the corridors. Following the Meeting, the study was published as Trans-Asian Railway in the Southern Corridor of Asia-Europe Routes (ST/ESCAP/1980, New York, 1999).
Language: English
Source/publisher: UN ESCAP
Format/size: pdf, html
Alternate URLs: http://www.unescap.org/ttdw/common/TIS/TAR/scorridormap.asp
http://www.unescap.org/ttdw/common/TIS/TAR/scorridor.asp
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2010


Title: Burma shaded relief map (1996)
Date of publication: 1996
Language: English
Source/publisher: CIA via Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (417K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Political Map of Burma, 1996
Date of publication: 1996
Language: English
Source/publisher: CIA via Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (357K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Map of Yangon City
Date of publication: 1995
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Mission, Geneva
Format/size: Undated. Probably mid nineties
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Burma shaded relief map (1991)
Date of publication: 1991
Language: English
Source/publisher: CIA via Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (417K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Political Map of Burma, 1991
Date of publication: 1991
Description/subject: CIA via Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Asia Medieval Commerce
Date of publication: 1926
Description/subject: "Mediaeval Commerce (Asia)" From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1926. Inset: India.
Author/creator: William R. Shepherd
Language: English
Format/size: JPG (596K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Mandalay, 1924
Date of publication: 1924
Language: English
Source/publisher: Murray's 1924 Handbook
Format/size: JPG (105 K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Rangoon, 1924
Date of publication: 1924
Language: English
Source/publisher: Murray's 1924 Handbook, via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (154K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Age of Discovery 1340-1600 (World map)
Date of publication: 1923
Description/subject: From Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923
Author/creator: William R. Shepherd
Language: English
Format/size: JPG (903K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Growth of European and Japanese Dominions in Asia since 1801
Date of publication: 1923
Description/subject: Inset: Vicinity of Peking. From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923.
Author/creator: William R. Shepherd
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (839K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Mongol Dominions, 1300-1405
Date of publication: 1923
Description/subject: From The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923. Has the Mongol Empire looping down to encompass Ava and Pagan.
Author/creator: William R. Shepherd
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library, University of Texas
Format/size: (410K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Spread of Colonization, 1600-1700
Date of publication: 1923
Description/subject: Includes these inset maps: Partition of Guiana and the West Indies 1600-1700; India; The Establishment of Dutch Power in the Malay Archipelago, 1602-1641; and Guinea Coast. From Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923.
Author/creator: William R. Shepherd
Language: English
Source/publisher: Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd
Format/size: JPG (516K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Rangoon, 1914
Date of publication: 1914
Language: English
Source/publisher: MyanmarToday.com
Alternate URLs: http://www.myanmar2day.com/myanmar-information/2008/12/yangon-rangoon-map-1914/
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: Rangoon 1912
Date of publication: 1912
Description/subject: From A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia by J.G. Bartholomew. J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd. 1912.
Author/creator: J.G. Bartholomew. J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas.
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Burma (Central Section)
Date of publication: 1909
Description/subject: Imprint: Imperial gazetteer of India. New edition, published under the authority of His Majesty's Secretary of State for India in Council. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907-1909. Volume 9, opposite page 240. Scale: 1:6,000,000. 1 in. to 94.6 miles. Notes: Divisions of Burma: 1. Arakan Division, 2. Pegu Division, 3. Irrawaddy Division, 4. Tenasserim Division, 5. Mimbu Division, 6. Mandalay Division, 7. Sagaing Division, 8. Meiktila Division.
Author/creator: J.G. Bartholomew
Language: English
Format/size: jpeg (260K)
Alternate URLs: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/maps/gazetteer/
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2004


Title: Burma (Northern Section)
Date of publication: 1909
Description/subject: Imprint: Imperial gazetteer of India. New edition, published under the authority of His Majesty's Secretary of State for India in Council. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907-1909. Volume 9, opposite page 240. Scale: 1:6,000,000. 1 in. to 94.6 miles. Notes: Divisions of Burma: 1. Arakan Division, 2. Pegu Division, 3. Irrawaddy Division, 4. Tenasserim Division, 5. Mimbu Division, 6. Mandalay Division, 7. Sagaing Division, 8. Meiktila Division.
Author/creator: J.G. Bartholomew
Language: English
Source/publisher: Imperial gazetteer of India
Format/size: jpeg (267K)
Alternate URLs: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/maps/gazetteer/
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2004


Title: Burma (Southern Section) with the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Date of publication: 1909
Description/subject: Imprint: Imperial gazetteer of India. New edition, published under the authority of His Majesty's Secretary of State for India in Council. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907-1909. Volume 9, opposite page 240. Scale: 1:6,000,000. 1 in. to 94.6 miles. Notes: Divisions of Burma: 1. Arakan Division, 2. Pegu Division, 3. Irrawaddy Division, 4. Tenasserim Division, 5. Mimbu Division, 6. Mandalay Division, 7. Sagaing Division, 8. Meiktila Division.
Author/creator: J.G. Bartholomew
Language: English
Source/publisher: Imperial gazetteer of India via The Digital South Asia Library, University of Chicago
Format/size: jpeg (202K)
Alternate URLs: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/maps/gazetteer/
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2004


Title: Imperial gazetteer of India, Atlas. 1909 edition.
Date of publication: 1909
Description/subject: General Maps, Provincial Maps and Plans of Towns
Author/creator: Meyer, William Stevenson, Sir, 1860-1922, et al.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Oxford: Clarendon Press,
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 17 April 2008


Title: The Indian Empire
Date of publication: 1909
Description/subject: Imprint: Imperial gazetteer of India. New edition, published under the authority of His Majesty's Secretary of State for India in Council. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907-1909. All volumes, inside front cover. Scale: 1:10,000,000. 1 in. to 157 miles. Notes: British India, colored red. Territories permanently administered by the Government of India, colored pink. Native States and Territories colored yellow or green.
Author/creator: J.G. Bartholomew
Language: English
Source/publisher: Imperial gazetteer of India
Format/size: jpeg (339K)
Alternate URLs: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/maps/gazetteer/
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2004


Title: Andaman, Nicobar and Tenasserim
Date of publication: 1893
Description/subject: Plate 36. Sect. XV: Andaman, Nicobar and Tenasserim
Language: English
Source/publisher: Constable's 1893 Area Maps, via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (529K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Key to Section maps, plates 22 to 36, of the Indian Empire
Date of publication: 1893
Language: English
Source/publisher: Constable's 1893 Area Maps, via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (445K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Lower Burma
Date of publication: 1893
Description/subject: Plate 33. Sect. XII: Lower Burma
Language: English
Source/publisher: Constable's 1893 Area Maps, via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (199K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Military map of India in 1893
Date of publication: 1893
Description/subject: showing the Presidency boundaries.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Constable's 1893 Area Maps via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (645K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Rangoon, 1893
Date of publication: 1893
Language: English
Source/publisher: Constable's 1893 Area Maps, via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (150K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Upper Burma, Assam and Chittagong
Date of publication: 1893
Description/subject: Plate 30. Sect. IX: Upper Burma, Assam and Chittagong
Language: English
Source/publisher: Constable's 1893 Area Maps via Historical Maps of India
Format/size: JPG (358K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Asia 1892
Date of publication: 1892
Description/subject: Burma as part of the British Empire. "Asia" from Americanized Encyclopaedia Britannica, Vol.1, Chicago 1892.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (779K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: "Map of Indo-China showing proposed Burma-Siam-China Railway"
Date of publication: 1886
Description/subject: Indo-China 1886. From the Scottish Geographical Magazine. Published by the Scottish Geographical Society and edited by Hugh A. Webster and Arthur Silva White. Volume II, 1886.
Author/creator: Hugh A. Webster and Arthur Silva White
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: JPG (533K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: India 1882
Date of publication: 1882
Description/subject: From A Dictionary Practical, Theoretical, and Historical of Commerce and Commercial Navigation by J.R. M'Culloch. Longmans, Green and Co. London, 1882.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: JPG (555K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Birman Empire
Date of publication: 1827
Description/subject: "Birman Empire" from An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava in the Year 1795 by Lieut Colonel Michael Symes, to which is now added, A Narrative of the Late Military and Political Operations in the Birmese Empire...Volume II. Printed for Constable and Co. 1827.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (276K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Historical (political) map of Asia, 1808
Date of publication: 1808
Description/subject: Asia 1808 "Asia" from The General Gazetteer; or Compendious Geographical Dictionary by R. Brookes. Eighth Edition. Dublin, 1808.
Author/creator: R. Brookes
Language: English
Source/publisher: Perry-Castaeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas
Format/size: (596K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: PORT ET BOURG DE MERGUI
Date of publication: 1764
Description/subject: Paris, 1764
Author/creator: Bellin, le sieur.
Language: Francais, French
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G 7724 .M4 1764 .B45
Format/size: JPEG (162K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: ASIA, CUM OMNIBUS IMPERIIS PROVINCIIS STATIBUS ET INSULIS
Date of publication: 1744
Description/subject: Augsburg, 1744
Author/creator: Seutter, Matthaus.
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G7400 1744 .S48
Format/size: JPEG (250K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.niulib.niu.edu/rbsc/seutterindia.jpg (JPEG, 233K. Detail, note that India is labelled on both sides of the Golfo di Bengala and colored green)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: D'INDIA ANZE LANDSCHAPPEN
Date of publication: 1729
Description/subject: Leyden, 1729
Author/creator: Galvao, Antonio D.
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G 8000 1729 .C35
Format/size: JPEG (151K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: THE EAST PART OF INDIA, OR INDIA BEYOND THE RIVER GANGES
Date of publication: 1729
Description/subject: London, 1729
Author/creator: Moll, Herman.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No. G 8005 1730 .M65
Format/size: JPEG (166K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.niulib.niu.edu/rbsc/mollmapzoom.jpg (detail of Ava, JPEG 47K)
http://www.niulib.niu.edu/rbsc/mollzoom.jpg (JPEG, 366K - Enlarged detail of Ava and Pegu from Chaammay Lake to south of Merguy. Note that Pegu is not depicted as an island and appears further upriver from the mouth of the Pegu River)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: INDIAE ORIENTALIS ET INSULARUM ADICENTIUM ANTIQUE ET NOVA DESCRIPTIO
Date of publication: 1667
Description/subject: Wolfenbutiel?, 1667
Author/creator: Cluver, Philip.
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G 8000 1667 .C58
Format/size: JPEG (171K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: INDIA ORIENTALIS
Date of publication: 1630
Description/subject: Amsterdam, 1630
Author/creator: Mercator, Gerardus.
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G 7400 1630 .M47
Format/size: JPEG (288K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.niulib.niu.edu/rbsc/mercator1630pegu.jpg (Detail of Pegu, note that it is depicted as an island - 138K)
http://www.niulib.niu.edu/rbsc/india1630zoom.jpg (Detail of the coastal region - 108K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: INDIA ORIENTALIS
Date of publication: 1605
Description/subject: Ptolemy, 2nd cent. Douay?, 1605?...From the 4 map collection, INDIA ORIENTALIS, CHINAE REGNUM, IAPANIA REGNUM, INSULAE PHILIPPINAE... "Although the...maps are listed as attributed to Ptolemy, in reality, he died centuries before they were created. Ptolemy did not travel to what became Burma, instead he compiled second-hand information gathered from travellers. He also thought that the Indian Ocean was closed and there was a "Great Promonotory," a land bridge between Africa and Asia.* None of these maps depict the Indian Ocean as closed. Vasco da Gama and his crew had already travelled from Europe to India around Africa in 1498."
Author/creator: "Ptolemy"
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.:G 7401 .S2 1605 .P78
Format/size: JPEG (162K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ulib.niu.edu/rarebooks/burmamaps.cfm
Date of entry/update: 12 January 2011


Title: INDIA TERCERA NUOVA TAVOLA
Date of publication: 1561
Description/subject: Ptolemy, 2nd cent.: Venetia, 1561. This map lists Berma, Martaban, and Pegu
Author/creator: "Ptolemy"
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G 8001 .S2 1561 .P76
Format/size: JPEG (137K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: TABULA ORIENTALIS REGIONIS, ASIAE SCILICET EXTREMAS COMPLECTENS TERRAS & REGNA
Date of publication: 1550
Description/subject: "Nice full color example of the first separate map of Asia. Munster based his maps on Ptolemy's Geographia, with significant updates and changes. Much of the information for this map of Asia came from the Travels of Marco Polo, written while Polo was in prison in 1298. This work told of Polo's travels with his father and uncle to China in 1275, and it had a immense impact on the conception of Asia held by Europeans through the sixteenth century. The map contains many inaccuracies reflecting the lack of good, first-hand explorations of Asia. The Indian sub-continent is shown too small, whereas in contrast Southeast Asia is beginning to be depicted somewhat correctly. Ceylon, once shown as a very large island, is now more its proper size, though two islands are shown in the immediate area. The old misconception concerning Ceylon is still reflected on this map, however, for the ancient name for the island, "Taprobane," is applied to Sumatra, an island more in scale with Ptolemy's idea of Taprobane. Munster extends the continent off the eastern edge of the map, so as not to commit on whether Asia was or was not connected with North America, despite his own map of America showing it as a separate land mass. Marco Polo's information was not all an improvement on Ptolemy. He introduced several geographic misconceptions, including one that put a 7,448 island archipelago off the coast of China, a misconception shown here by Munster with a scattering of islands and a legend giving their number. Besides its historic interest, this map has much visual appeal as well, with mole hill mountains, crenelated walls and towers to show cities, and Neptune and a huge sea monster in the ocean..."
Author/creator: Sebastian Munster
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Rare Books & Special Collections, Northern Illinois University Libraries: Maps of Burma - Call No.: G7501 .S2 1540 .P76
Format/size: jpeg (116K)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2003


Title: Ptolemy's regional map, Tabula Asia
Date of publication: 1250
Author/creator: "Ptolemy"
Language: Latin
Source/publisher: Henry Davis Consulting
Format/size: jpeg
Date of entry/update: 24 October 2003


Title: Jerome's map of Asia,
Date of publication: 1100
Description/subject: Complete with pipelines and gas storage tanks.
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003