Description

A selection of digitized maps  from the Nordenskiöld Collection. The maps depict the development of Western countries' geographical knowledge. They cover all continents, with a particular emphasis on Arctic areas. There is an almost complete series of the Geographica, the classic cartographic work by Claudius Ptolemy, as well as a considerable number of works related to the discovery of America.

User interface
Doria
APIs

Doria OAI-PMH (use parameter set=com_10024_97216)
Doria OpenSearch
(use parameter scope=10024/97216, e.g. search Belgia)
Individual documents may be downloaded from Doria.

License
CC0

Content type
Images and metadata
Language
Latin, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Swedish, English,  Finnish, Spanish
Data status
Primary source
Size
705 documents
Update frequency
Collection is complete but metadata may be updated
Relationships
Metadata also in Finna (Helka database)
External information
Collection description
Contact information
kk-tutkijapalvelut@helsinki.fi
Star rating
★★★☆☆
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