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Sample AK historical map

Alaska Historical Topographic Maps

Currently, 8,080 historical USGS maps of Alaska in GeoPDF format are available for download from the USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection. These maps were produced between 1899 and 2001, at a variety of scales from 1:24,000 to 1:250,000. The most complete statewide base included in the collection was produced at 1:63,360 scale, or one inch to the mile.

Visit the following site to search for and download historical Alaska maps:


(Right: example of an Alaska Historical Quadrangle: 1899 Fortymile, AK 1:250,000-scale map)

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