Maps and Apps

Maps and Mapping Projects

Sites offering databases and digital archives of maps of Asia.

Harvard’s China Historical GIS

“The China Historical Geographic Information System, CHGIS, is a free database of place names and historical administrative units for the Chinese Dynasties. CHGIS provides a base GIS platform for researchers to use in spatial analysis or to visualize the historical divisions of China as digital maps.”

Historical Maps of Asia

University of Texas Libraries’ collection of Asia maps.

Teachers’ Guide to Geography

SUNY New Palz list of links to geographical websites and internet resources on Asian geography. 

Ties that Bind

Created in Historypin, a crowd-sourced archive of digital resources, on “ties that bind” East Asian and US communities. 

Programs and Platforms