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Aerial Photos and Satellite Imagery: Colorado

Earth Sciences & Map Library

303-492-6133 (front desk)

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2200 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 492-7578


Other imagery or data for Colorado may be accessible through resources on the United States and World tab.

In the Library

  • Collection includes approximately 25,000 historical aerial photos of Colorado from the 1930 to the 2000s. Coverage varies depending on location within Colorado.
  • Digital aerial photos covering the City of Boulder, Boulder County and a portion of downtown Denver ranging from the 1950s through the 1990s are available in the Map Library. Some restrictions apply for public use. 

To learn more about what photos are available for certain areas and to make an appointment to view aerial photos in the Earth Sciences & Map Library, please email or call (303) 492-7578.