Google Earth Historical Maps

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Google Earth Historical Maps

Tokyo as it appeared on a map in 1680.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - London 1843

London as it appeared in 1843. At that time, London was the largest city in the world.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - London 1843

Steven Johnsons new book, The Ghost Map, concerns a cholera outbreak in London in the 1850s. The outbreak began in the West London section known as Soho.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - Paris 1716

Paris as it appeared on a map in 1716.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - San Francisco 1853

San Francisco as it appeared on a map in 1853, four years after the gold rush and subsequent statehood of California.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - New York 1836

A map of New York circa 1836, an era characterized by the opening of the Erie Canal and politics of Tammany Hall.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - Earth 1790

A map of the earth as it was known by explorers in the late 18th century.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - Lewis & Clark

A map of Lewis and Clarks journey through the Northwestern part of what would become the United States, circa 1806.

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Google Earth Historical Maps - Turkey 1861

A map of the Middle East in 1861, a time period in that region characterized by the decline of the Ottoman Empire.

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