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Kartenportal.CH is the specialist portal for maps from libraries and archives in Switzerland. The metacatalogue provided contains half a million maps from all over the world – from mediaeval manuscript maps to current printed ones. Find the maps to suit your needs quickly and simply using our map search.

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The metacatalogue for maps is transferred to a new data basis

April 07, 2021

The Swiss library world is currently experiencing a fundamental system change. Therefore, the data basis for the spatial map search in Kartenportal.CH is also gradually being placed on a new base. This extensive work will run until the end of 2021. As of 1 April... Read more

Relaunch "Worldmapgenerator"

February 26, 2021

Vor bald sieben Jahren ging der «Worldmapgenerator» online. Seit heute ist die Webseite unter dem neuen Motto “generate, challenge and export” überarbeitet: Es lässt sich eine Vielfalt an unkonventionellen Weltkarten generieren, wodurch auch traditionelle Sehgewohnheiten hinterfragt werden. Weltkarten können als Vektor-Weltkarten exportiert werden. Dies geschieht... Read more

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The collection profiles of all Swiss map collections at a glance: the index with a location map and search function points you towards interesting map holdings in your vicinity and provides information on online services and specialist contributions from libraries and archives in Switzerland.

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