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Topographic Map of Japan (medium scale)

The NDL's collection of topographic maps includes medium scale maps (1:100,000-1:10,000)as described below.
Numbers shown in brackets【】 indicate the NDL call number for an item.

Table of contents

1. NDL's Collections
1-1. Maps issued by the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan and its antecedent organizations
1-2. Maps issued by other instituions
1-2-1. The War Damage Reconstruction Institute
1-2-2. Fukkō Tochi Jūtaku Kyōkai, Uchiyama Chizu.
1-2-3. U.S. Army Map Service (AMS)
1-3. Replica corpus books
2. How to use materials
3. Related website

 

1. NDL's Collections

1-1. Maps issued by the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan and its antecedent organizations

Scale size Series Publisher Year of publication Coverage Holding information
How to search
1:100,000 1:100,000 Composite map Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 1980- Tokyo,
Chiba,
Utsunomiya,
Mito,
Osaka,
Nagoya, etc.
List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
1:100,000 Topographic Map Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau 1917-1919 Honshu,
Shikoku,
Kyushu
List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
[1:100,000 Topographic1:50,000Map] Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau 1892-1895 Shimoda,
Iragomisaki
Numazu
Omaezaki
1:50,000 1:50,000 Topographic Map Geospatial Information Authority of Japan,
Home Ministry Geographical Survey Institute,
Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau
[1897]-2009
*Update was stopped in 2009.
Whole of Japan Search by typing a map title in the title column and YG1-Z-5.0-* in the call number column of NDL-OPAC Advanced Search screen国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク.
Specific 1:50,000 Topographic Map Produced by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan,
Chizu-kyoukai
1965 Some areas List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
(1:50,000 Rapid Survey Map and Tentative Map) Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau 1891-1898

The suburbs of Utsunomiya:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The suburbs of Nagoya:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The suburbs of Osaka:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The suburbs of Wakayama:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The headquarters of the Imperial Japanese Army's 5th Division(Hiroshima):List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The suburbs of Kokura:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The suburbs of Fukuoka:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

The suburbs of Kurume:List国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク

1:25,000 1:25,000 Topographic Map Geospatial Information Authority of Japan,
Geographical Survey Institute,
Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau
[1910]- Whole of Japan

Search by typing a map title in the title column and YG1-Z-2.5-* in the call number column of NDL-OPAC Advanced Search screen国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク.

Replica corpus books
Related websites

1:20,000 1:20,000 Topographic Map The Imperial Japanese Army General Staff Office Land Surveying Bureau 1888-1932 Sendai,
Yamagata,
Main plain areas to the west of Kanto

Index map in Japanese
(PDF 4.43MB)

Replica corpus books

Tentative Topographic Map Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau [1886]-1901 Osaka,
Kyoto,
Shiga,
Nara,
Wakayama,
Hyogo

Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.05MB)

Replica corpus books

The first military district Rapid Survey Map Land Surveying Bureau,
The Imperial Japanese Army General Staff Office Land Surveying Bureau
[1883]-1900 Almost all of the Kanto plain

Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.89MB)

Replica:Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.84MB)

Replica corpus books

The original drawings of the first military district 1:20,000 Rapid Survey Map The Imperial Japanese Army General Staff Office Produced in 1880-1886 Almost all of the Kanto plain

Replica:Index map in Japanese
(PDF 2.41MB)

Replica corpus books
Related websites

(1:20,000 Rapid Survey Map and Tentative Map) The headquarters of the Imperial Japanese Army's 7th Division [1902] The suburbs of Iwamizawa Index map in Japanese
(PDF 915KB)
The 5th Infantry Regiment [1892-1893] Aomori Index map in Japanese
(PDF 991KB)
The staff section of Chindai (garrison) in Nagoya 1887 The suburbs of Ogaki,
Nagoya
Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.66MB)
Land Surveying Bureau [1896] The suburbs of Takamatsu and Marugame Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.23MB)
Land Surveying Bureau 1893 The suburbs of Geishū-yokkaichi Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.29MB)
Land Surveying Bureau [1896] The suburbs of Saijo Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.29MB)
The staff section of Chindai (garrison) in Kumamoto [1887] Kokura-Usa Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.15MB)
The staff section of the 6th Shidan (division) (Japanese Army) 1893
[1897]

The suburbs of Fukuoka and Saga

Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.10MB)
The staff section of the 6th Shidan (division) (Japanese Army) 1892 The suburbs of Kurume Index map in Japanese
(PDF 903KB)
[The staff section of the 6th Shidan (division) (Japanese Army)] [189-] The suburbs of Kagoshima Index map in Japanese
(PDF 851KB)
(The staff section of the 6th Shidan (division) (Japanese Army) 1:20,000) The staff section of the 6th Shidan (division) (Japanese Army) 1892-1894 Map of the suburbs of Fukuoka:【YG913-2312国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Amagi:【YG913-2315国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Kurume:【YG913-2314国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Saga:【YG913-2311国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Fumoto:【YG913-2313国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Miyaji:【YG913-2248国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Kumamoto:【YG913-2308国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of the suburbs of Uto:【YG913-2307国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Map of suburbs of Nakatsu (visual estimation):【YG913-2309国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Ji Maebaru Shi Takeo (Map surveyed on the road from Maebaru to Takeo) :【YG913-2316国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
Ji Takamori Shi Kitanakashima (Map surveyed on the road from Takamori to Kitanakashima):【YG913-2310国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク
1:10,000 1:10,000 Topographic Map Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 1984-2009
*Update was stopped in 2009.
Major metropolitan areas in Japan Search by typing a map title in the title column and YG20-Z-1.0-* in the call number column of NDL-OPAC Advanced Search screen国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク.
1:10,000 Topographic Map Geospatial Information Authority of Japan,
Geographical Survey Institute,
Empire of Japan Land Surveying Bureau
[1897]-1965
*Including Test Map [1981]
Major metropolitan areas in Japan

The suburbs of Tokyo:Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.20MB)

Keihanshin and other areas:Index map in Japanese
(PDF 7.05MB)

Replica corpus books

 

1.2 Maps issued by other institutions

1-2-1. The War Damage Reconstruction Institute
Scale size Series Year of publication Coverage Holding information
1:10,000 [1:10,000 Topographic Map] 1947 Tokyo's 23 wards and their surroundings

Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.20MB)

Replica corpus books

 

1-2-2. Fukkō Tochi Jūtaku Kyōkai, Uchiyama Chizu.
Scale size Year of publication Coverage Holding information
1:10,000 [1957] Tokyo's 23 wards and their surroundings

Index map in Japanese
(PDF 961KB)

Replica corpus books

 

1-2-3. U.S. Army Map Service (AMS)
Scale size Series Number Year of publication Coverage Holding information
1:50,000 L765 1952-1964 Hokkaido Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.31MB)
L773 1946-1972 Tohoku,
Hokuriku
Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.60MB)
L774 1944-1972 Kanto,
Chubu (Central Japan),
Tokai
Index map in Japanese
(PDF 4.41MB)
L775 1944-1962 Kinki,
Chugoku,
Shikoku
Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.93MB)
L772 1943-1963 Kyushu Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.27MB)
L791 1944-1963 Ryukyu Islands Index map in Japanese
(PDF 962KB)
1:25,000 L865 1956 Hokkaido Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.15MB)
L873 1955-1958 Tohoku
L874 1952-1959 Kanto,
Tokai
Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.87MB)
L875 1958 Kinki Index map in Japanese
(PDF 1.61MB)
L872 1956-1961 Kyushu
L891 1945-1953 Ryukyu Islands Index map in Japanese
(PDF 435KB)

 

1-3. Replica corpus books

  • "Nihon retto nimangosenbun no ichi chizu shusei国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of Japan 1:25,000 topographic maps)(Kagaku Shoin 1991.10-1995.5 【YP6-118】)
  • "Seishiki nimanbun no ichi chikeizu shusei国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of 1:20,000 topographic maps)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 2001.4-2003.4 【YP6-167】etc.)(Material available in the Map Room)
  • "Meiji zenki kansai chishizu shusei: 1884-1890国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of topographic maps of the Kansai region in the first half of the Meiji era)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1989.10 【YP6-100】:Content information)(Material available in the Map Room)
    Tentative Topographic Map is reduced and edited to reflect borders shown on the current 1:25,000 Topographic Map. The list of original drawings can be found at the end of the material.
  • "Meiji zenki kanto heiya chishizu shusei : 1880-1886国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of topographic maps of the Kanto plain in the first half of the Meiji era)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1989.7 【YP6-99】:Content information)(Material available in the Map Room)
    The first military district Rapid Survey Map is reduced and edited to reflect borders shown on the current 1:25,000 Topographic Map. The list of original drawings can be found at the end of the material.
  • "Chizu de miru hyakunenmae no Nihon国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(To see Japan 100 years ago with old maps)(Shogakukan Inc. 1998.8 【YP6-148】)(Material available in the Map Room)
    This book includes topographic maps of main cities produced in the Meiji and Taisho eras. For the Kanto region, the first military district 1:20,000 rapid survey maps, and for other areas, 1:20,000 topographic maps or 1:50,000 topographic maps are contained. The list of topographic maps used can be found at the end.
  • "Meiji taisho showa tokyo ichimanbunnoichi chikeizu shusei国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of 1:10,000 topographic maps of Tokyo in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa eras)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1983.11 【YP6-66】:Content information)(Material available in the Map Room)
    This material includes 1:10.000 topographic maps of Tokyo's 23 wards produced at the end of Meiji, Taisho and early Showa eras at the size of 1:10,000. And 1:10,000 maps edited with reduced 1:5,000 Tokyo Maps are included as an appendix.
  • "Taisho showa tokyo shuhen ichimanbunnoichi chikeizu shusei Keiyo, Keihin and Tama chiku国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of 1:10,000 topographic maps around Tokyo - Keiyo area, Keihin area, and Tama area)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1984.4 【YP6-81】)(Material available in the Map Room)
    This material includes the suburbs of Tokyo's 23 wards such as Keiyo, Keihin and Tama produced in the Taisho and early Showa eras at the size of 1:10,000.
  • "Showa zenki nihon toshi chizu shusei国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of Japan city maps in the first half of the Showa era)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1987.3 【YP6-79】:Content information)(Material available in the Map Room)
    This material includes 91 maps of 82 Japanese city areas in the early Showa era at the size of 1:10,000.
  • "Sensai fukkoki tokyo ichimanbunnoichi chikeizu shusei国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Corpus of 1:10,000 topographic maps on Tokyo in the period of revival from WW2-damage)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1988.4 【YP6-90】:Content information)(Material available in the Map Room)
    This material contains the reprint version of the original drawings reflecting Tokyo's 23 wards of 1945 and 1957. It also includes "Marunouchi国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(【YG18-K-53】), 1: 5,000 map which was produced by GHQ in 1948.
  • "Meiji zenki showa zenki tokyo toshi chizu国立国会図書館の所蔵情報へのリンク"(Tokyo city maps in the first half of the Meiji and Showa eras)(Kashiwa Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd. 1995.12-1996.3 【YP6-138】)(Material available in the Map Room)
    This book was compiled from Tokyo topographic maps produced in the early Meiji and Showa eras. This comprises the 1st part "1:25,000 map" and the 2nd part "1:10,000 map" and contains 1:20,000 Rapid Survey Map, 1:10,000 Old Topographic Map and The War Damage Reconstruction Institute's 1:10,000 Topographic Map.

 

2. How to use materials

Please refer to How to use materials in Topographical Maps of Japan.

 

3. Related website

  • Historical Agro-Environmental Browsing System外部サイトへのリンク(http://habs.dc.affrc.go.jp/)(National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences.)(Index Map in Japanese)
    Users can compare "Rapid Survey Map", which was produced in the early to middle Meiji era, with current roads, rivers and railroads. By clicking the plus mark after selecting a region to move to the screen, users can see maps other than "Rapid Survey Map" such as Tokyo 1:5,000 map (1880s)

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