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Each of the images shown on the home page is a detail from a much larger map. Click on the images below to view the full map image and description.

A Compleat map of North-Carolina from an actual survey.

"A Compleat map of North-Carolina from an actual survey." By John Collett; published by Samuel Hooper, 1770. North Carolina Collection Gallery, call number CK.272. Click on the image for a full view and description of the map.

"Soil map, North Carolina, Carteret County sheet." North Carolina Department of Agriculture and U.S. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, 1935. Click on the image for a full view and descripton of the map.

"Map of Orange County N.C." Originally published by George W. Tate, Bingham School, N.C., 1891. North Carolina Collection call number Cm912.68 1891t1. Click on the image for a full view and description of the map.

"Railroad map of North Carolina 1900." Prepared by H. C. Brown for the North Carolina Corporaton Commission, 1900. North Carolina Collection call number Cm912 1900n1. Click on the image for a full view and description of the map.

An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina...

"An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina With Their Indian Frontiers, Shewing in a distinct manner all the Mountains, Rivers, Swamps, Marshes, Bays, Creeks, Harbours, Sandbanks and Soundings on the Coasts, with The Roads and Indian Paths." By Henry Mouzon; published by Bennett and Sayer, 1775. State Archives call number MC.150.1775m. Click on the image for a full view and description of the map.