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Print Maps and Atlases: Cite

Learn how to cite maps

To cite a map or aerial photograph, use the same basic style guidelines as you use to cite your books and articles (for example: MLA, APA, or Chicago Manual of Style). However, maps/aerial photographs have some unusual elements, such as scale, that should be included.

Dartmouth College Library has an excellent guide on citing cartographic resources.

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