The Map Room has a nearly complete collection of topographical maps which cover the whole of the Netherlands. The collection enables students and researchers to visualise the historical development of a particular city or area. In addition to the paper collection, the Map Room also has a large collection of digital files.

Various historical map series are available in the TU Delft Map Room.

  • Topographical map of the Netherlands (1940-2000) (1:25.000) › map layout
  • Topographical map of the Netherlands (1950-2000) (1:50.000) › map layout
  • Topographic map of the Netherlands (1955) (1:100.000) › map layout
  • Topographic map of the Netherlands (1950) (1:200.000) › map layout

The map sheets are not available online. Use the form to request (parts of) the digital map files from the TU Delft Library Map Room.


From the beginning of the national mapping to the current modern 3D techniques, a short introduction to the history of the dutch cartography ;

"200 jaar kaarten maken in beeld, 1815-2015"

Experience yourself the history of 200 years topographical mapping in the application TOPOTIJDREIS !

 

 

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