Australian and New Zealand Map Society Incorporated

ANZMapS promotes all aspects of cartography to a wide range of potential users. ANZMapS was created from the merger in March 2009, of the Australian Map Circle (formed 1973) and New Zealand Map Society (formed 1977). It is dedicated to exploring and developing the world of maps.

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ANZMapS, the Australian and New Zealand Map Society Incorporated, promotes all aspects of cartography to a wide range of potential users. ANZMapS was created from the merger in March 2009, of the Australian Map Circle (formed 1973) and New Zealand Map Society (formed 1977). It is dedicated to exploring and developing the world of maps.

Our membership includes map producers, librarians and curators, publishers, designers, GIS specialists, academics, researchers, and anyone with an interest in maps. ANZMapS publishes a journal, The Globe, and holds a conference each year on different aspects of map use and mapping.

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Sands & McDougall's Melbourne directory map 1869 Source: State Library of NSW

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Registration is now open for Mastering Maps. This event will be an affordable hands-on and scholarly experience, with one day of practicals and one for presentations/papers, in the CBD and at the University of Melbourne. Download the programme here Monday May 22 (AM): Workshop – Mastering Google Earth Pro and old maps ($40) Monday May 22 (PM): Map Preservation unpacked ($40) Tuesday May 23: Papers/presentations ($80) 0900-0930 Albertine (Alby) Hamilton & Marika Kocsis, State Library of Victoria .   Meek’s Atlas: … read more

‘Mastering maps’ is the 45th conference held by the Australian & New Zealand Map Society, a group of map collectors, researchers and map-lovers generally, who put on a conference each year and publish a magazine The Globe. The conference this year consists of workshops on Monday May 22, and then on Tuesday May 23 a day of talks about map research and projects, at the at the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, 210 Lonsdale Street, near the State Library. This year … read more


Top Image Details:
•Hagstrom's map of the Pacific and the Far East [cartographic material] : on Mercator's projection by Hagstrom Company, (1945?).
•Guanchzhou (F-49-35): Kitaĭ provint︠s︡ii︠a︡ Guandun / Generalʹnyĭ shtab by Soviet Union. Sovetskai︠a︡ Armii︠a︡. Generalʹnyĭ shtab Совет Унион. Советская Армия. Генеральный штаб.
•Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus/auctore Petro Plancio 1594 ; Ioannes de Duetecum iunior fecit [i.e. engraved by Jan van Doetecum].
•Geography: a map of the world in three section, describing the polar regions to the tropics in which are traced the tracks of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook towards the North & south Pole and the torrid zone or tropical regions with the new discoveries in the South Sea , [ca. 1795]a