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

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/

With apologies for the delay in publishing the results – Christmas, New Year and the fire season brought a temporary pause to efforts in getting these to you. We received 66 responses – this is quite a good return in terms of the likely pool, and on behalf of the committee sincere thanks to all those who responded. Apart from the interesting information represented in the graphs, there are loads of suggestions around improving communications, how to make ANZMapS more … 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