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Japan Studies: Maps and place names


Answering these questions first will help you to find the right maps for your research:

  • What do you want to know?
  • How do you want to use it? 
  • Time period of map?
  • Which location?
  • What kind of diminishing scale do  you need?

Once you've answered those questions, there are many tools for locating maps.  The guide below will help you to figure out the next steps.


Online maps

How to read place names