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Cartographic Reference

Cartographic Reference - Gazetteers, Glosseries and Guides


If you're looking for physical copies of gazetteers of this area (SC), there is a South Carolina Atlas and Gazetteer located on the 4th floor of the R.M. Cooper Library, at the Reference Desk. This 64-page atlas contains a collection of detailed topo maps, an index of place names and map features, attractions such as campgrounds, beaches, freshwater fishing, hunting, trails, recreation areas, and more. The call number for this Atlas/Gazetteer is G1305.D 46 2006.

The Mills Atlas, entitled Mill's Atlas: Atlas of the State of South Carolina, 1825, may be found either at R.M. Cooper Library or may be viewed in Special Collections, located in the Strom Thurmond Institute, near the library. The call number for this atlas is G1305.M53 1980. Additional gazetters and atlases for South Carolina may be found by performing a Keyword Search for gazetteer or atlas in the library's online catalog, Millennium.

If you are looking for online gazetteers or atlases, you may want to click on for The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. The R.M. Cooper Library also owns a physical copy of this atlas, and can be located on the fourth floor in Reference, under call number E35.C65 2000.

The Historical Gazetteer of the United States is an 865-page gazetteer, including index, and can be located in the Reference section on fourth floor under call number E154.H45 2005.