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Map Library

University of Portsmouth

Full coverage of Great Britain at 1:50,000 and 1:25,000. Incomplete coverage of OS 1:63,360 Third, Popular, New Popular and Second War Revision. OS 1:10,000 for much of Hampshire and Isle of Wight. OS National Grid 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 for Portsmouth District. Complete OS 1:500 town plans of Portsmouth, almost complete OS County Series 1:2,500 for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and parts of Sussex, 1:10,560 for SE Hampshire and W Sussex, plus some limited coverage for other counties. Facsimile copies of pre-20th century maps of Portsmouth. Admiralty charts for significant part of Great Britain. Thematic coverage including geological, soil, land use and administrative maps. Miscellaneous world mapping with emphasis on Western Europe.

Various national and world atlases, gazetteers and map-related texts.


University Library, Cambridge Road PORTSMOUTH PO1 2ST

Main contact

Telephone number

(023) 9284 3655


Opening hours

Mon-Thu 0900-1700; Fri 0900-1630 Closed on Bank Holidays and between Christmas and New Year.


Prior appointment desirable for non-university users


The Map Library has a 42” wide format colour scanner. Black & white and colour A4/A3 photocopying is also available.


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