Welcome to our Explore the World of Maps Section
Whether you are new to maps or a researcher or simply want to learn more, here WMS offers a wealth of information from its own publications and meetings, as well as from many other resources around the world dedicated to cartography.
Do you want to read some interesting Articles and Papers?
Do you want to know where to go to See Map Collections?
Do you want to know where you can read print copies of The Portolan?
Would you like to Read two full Complimentary Issues of The Portolan?
Would you like to know what has been published in The Portolan since its inception?
Would you like to View a Recent Presentation at a WMS meeting on a fascinating cartographic subject: “The Geographical President: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Used Maps to Make and Communicate Strategy?”
Joining the Washington Map Society is a great way to meet people who share your interest in maps and cartography. Many of our member meetings and guest lectures include a social component that allows our members to get to know one another. Members are also able to contact fellow colleagues through the WMS membership directory. Click here to Join. In addition, many of our members are active on the WMS Facebook page, which is open to non-members too. It's a great place to share information about maps and map related events. Click here for the WMS Facebook page.
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