This history maps collection includes the heritage of people from all over the world. View maps of human origins, archeological maps, cultures maps, war maps, and maps of places erased by modern development. Historical maps show us the relationship of space and distance for features such as the landscape, cities, and places of importance. See information often not found in other written sources and compare the current day with the world view of the past. History maps help us to reconstruct the past to understand its impact on the present.