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Where can I buy maps?


Local suppliers

  • Gander Mountain, 880 Young Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150. 716-743-2300. Offers MapCard, a subscription service providing unlimited access to topo maps, aerial photos, and powerful mapping tools.
  • Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District. The county office of the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee. 50 Commerce Way, East Aurora, New York 14052. (716) 652-8480. Topo maps of Erie County, New York only. Also has reports on local watersheds and soil studies.
  • Niagara County Historical Society, 215 Niagara Street, Lockport, New York 14094. (716) 434-7433.
  • Travel and road maps, along with other commercial maps are available at Barnes & Noble.

Online sources

  • USGS Store. Printed and digital topographic and other maps, GIS data sets, other U.S. government cartographic materials. Also, use Ask USGS. Some products (e.g., Aerial Photography) are listed under specific type of material. Additional product information.
  • Government Maps (Ask USGS - Earth Science Information Center). Not only USGS produced maps.
  • DeLorme. Producer of maps in print and electronic (with GPS-compatibility). Features: TopoUSA maps (CD/DVD editions); Street Atlas USA. Both run on PC and allow for customized maps and measurements that you can develop for yourself.
  • Omni Resources Map Catalog.
  • Map Link. Maps of continents, countries, other. Map indexes available online. Good source for USGS Topos, map reading and measuring tools.
  • MapMart. Has all kinds of maps and data sets. USGS maps are available here. A good source for digital data and for scanned files of paper maps.
  • Topo Maps & Satellite Images online. Refer to this link for topos, satellite images.
  • Maps.com. Listed as the "World's Largest Map Store."
  • Omni Resources Map Catalog. "The world's largest online map catalog." USGS maps are available here.
  • National Geographic. (link goes to store).
  • Topo Maps (Trails.com). Maps ready for purchase, or custom, user-created maps can be ordered.
  • Ordnance Survey - U.K. For maps produced by the  British government.
  • Where to Buy Maps. Large listing of reliable map dealers (compiled by the Perry-Castañeda Map Collection, UT Library).