The Western Waters Digital Library helps you search for maps across a variety of digital collections from our contributing institutions.
Interesting highlights of the Western Waters Digital Library Maps Collection include:
Map of Utah Territory Representing the Extent of the Irrigable, Timber, and Pasture Lands
Here is another historical map showing how Utah territory was represented in 1878. This map is from the Utah State University Library's Bear River Watershed Collection, which focuses on the geography and history of the region. The description of the map states that the "Map extends north and south from Snowville to Cedar City and east to west from Bear Lake to Grouse Creek. Finely drawn details include Utah's many mountains, rivers, and lakes as well as towns such as Logan, Smithfield, Fillmore, Honeyville, Ogden, Salt Lake City, Toquerville, etc. "
Map of Boulder Dam area and Las Vegas, Nevada, 1930
This map is from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas collection Southern Nevada and Las Vegas History in Maps, and shows a map of Boulder Dam and Las Vegas from October of 1930. The subtitle on the map refers to the area as the "World's greatest flood control system, reclamation project, electrical development, artificial body of water."
Partie des Etats-Unis. No. 38. (1827)
This is an example of some of the many interesting historical maps you can find in the Western Waters Digital Library. Published in 1827, this map from Washington State University's Early Washington Maps collection provides details about terrain and information about expeditions in the area, including Lewis and Clark's.
Maps that apply to specific areas of interest can be found by searching for the date, location, topic, and the word maps in the subject area of the Western Waters Advanced search page.
You may wish to limit the type of item you are looking for to images only in order to only find map images, but maps may also be found in the text documents and reports available in the Western Waters Digital Library.