USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection

Metadata Updated: May 27, 2020

USGS Historical Quadrangle in GeoPDF. The USGS Historical Quadrangle Scanning Project (HQSP) is scanning all scales and all editions of topographic maps published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) since the inception of the topographic mapping program in 1884.

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Metadata Date December 7, 2016
Metadata Created Date February 4, 2014
Metadata Updated Date May 27, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2006 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from USGS Historical Topographic Maps

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date December 7, 2016
Metadata Created Date February 4, 2014
Metadata Updated Date May 27, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2006 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None. However, users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since this map was originally produced and that some parts of this data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use this data for critical applications without a full awareness of its limitations., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 180
Bbox North Lat 72
Bbox South Lat -14.3833333
Bbox West Long -180
Collection Metadata true
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id 2dee8a66-de46-42d6-bf66-c70521517521
Harvest Source Id 66924856-7b2b-4753-b779-08ce4f006013
Harvest Source Title USGS Historical Topographic Maps
Licence Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from a U.S. Geological Survey server, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. The U.S. Geological Survey shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1882-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2006-01-01

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