Map Collection

5,000 books

Personal geographies: You are here
5,500 atlases 

Cover of the Atlas De Wit
60,000 maps

Map of the VU University area
Image database
The Map Collection's old maps are all included in the VU University Image Database. 

Example: 
Map of the Netherlands, published from 1715 - 1737 by Ottens in Amsterdam 
Map of the Netherlands, published from 1715 - 1737 by Ottens in Amsterdam. The map can be viewed in detail in the VU University Image Database.
Geoplaza
In Geoplaze you can view, download and edit geographical files. Themes include topography and geomorphology .  

Example:
Geoplaza: Cinemas in the Netherlands 1910-1990 
An overview of all cinemas in the Netherlands. Per period (1910-1990), you can see which cinemas were opened or closed.