The UWSP library has a collection of Plat Books that are available at the reserve desk. Each plat book accurately shows land ownership, parcel boundaries and acreage. Additional base map features include but are not limited to roadways, waterways, section lines, municipal boundaries and an index to owners. Older editions can be found in archives. (Rockford Map Publishers)
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What are Gazetteers?
Gazetteers are alphabetical dictionaries of geographic place-names such as towns, mountain ranges and fjords. They often include other information pertaining to these places like history, population and economic characteristics. An example of a gazetteer found in the UWSP library can be seen below.