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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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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MAP OF THE MONTH



Réduction de la grande carte de la lune by Giovanni Cassini [Paris, France?] : [publisher not identified], [1788] Source: National Library of Australia

Latest News

Mapping Pacific Places – ANZMapS conference 2020, National Library of Australia, Canberra, Thursday September 10. Despite recent headwinds the Map Society in cooperation with the National Library of Australia and The Hakluyt Society, is holding a one day symposium with the theme “Mapping Pacific Places”. Keep the date September 10 clear – a program of speakers has been drafted (below), and the booking system and more details will soon be released. [Due to Covid restrictions now in place, the event has been … read more

Thinking about joining ANZMapS? Now would be a good time! We’re sending a free issue of the Globe, our fantastic journal, to any new members who join before May 30! Membership details: anzmaps.org/membership/


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