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Carnifex
09-30-2010, 02:32 PM
The National Archives of Sweden has recently released 12000 large scale, high resolution, maps from the early and mid 17th century.

http://www.riksarkivet.se/default.aspx?id=21573&refid=22519


You need a (free) plug-in to see the maps:
http://www.caminova.net/en/downloads/download.aspx?id=1
https://addons.mozilla.org/sv-SE/firefox/addon/156143/eula/87717?src=search

Avengeil
09-30-2010, 03:22 PM
I so much wish that I new Sweden only to be able to understand more about these maps. I'm sure that when I have some leisure time I'm going to check them out in more detail than I did now.
Have some rep for posting about this amazing resource.

Carnifex
09-30-2010, 04:08 PM
Among those 12000 it can be a little bit tricky to find good maps but here are a few good collections:

larger scale maps:
http://jordebok.ra.se/browse/index.php?anr=Sockenp%E4rmar:1

City maps:
http://jordebok.ra.se/browse/index.php?anr=Planteboken:Register