1Google Earth Historical Maps
Tokyo as it appeared on a map in 1680.
2Google Earth Historical Maps – London 1843
London as it appeared in 1843. At that time, London was the largest city in the world.
3Google 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.
4Google Earth Historical Maps – Paris 1716
Paris as it appeared on a map in 1716.
5Google 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.
6Google 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.
7Google Earth Historical Maps – Earth 1790
A map of the earth as it was known by explorers in the late 18th century.
8Google 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.
9Google 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.