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Map Library

Resources

Holdings

Contact:

Geography Map Library
171 Sierra Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8249

Hours: M-Th (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m)
Closed on Friday
Phone: (818) 677-3465
Fax: (818) 677-7840

 

AERIAL PHOTO COLLECTION

Air Photo - SFV

The Geography Map Library contains over 5,000 contemporary and historical aerial photographs. The collection's emphasis is on the San Fernando Valley with additional coverage of Los Angeles County along with various Orthophotoquads for a number of states.

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

 

YEAR

COMPANY

ORIENTED

SCALE

1921-1931 Spence Oblique N/A
1928 Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. Vertical 1:18,000
1938 Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. Vertical 1:28,740
1949 Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. Vertical 1:24,000
1952-54 U. S. Department of Agriculture Vertical 1:20,000
1955 Whitehouse Aerial Surveys Oblique N/A
1960 Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc. Vertical 1:14,400
1975-77 Metrex Management Corporation Vertical

1:31,400
1989 I.K. Curtis Vertical 1:36,000

 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

 

YEAR COMPANY ORIENTED

SCALE

1952-54 U.S. Department of Agriculture Vertical 1:20,000
1989 I.K. Curtis Vertical 1:36,000
1995 Hammon, Jensen & Wallen Vertical 1:26,000

 

ORANGE COUNTY

 

YEAR COMPANY ORIENTED SCALE
1995 Hammon, Jensen & Wallen Vertical 1:24,000

 

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

 

YEAR COMPANY ORIENTED SCALE
1996 Hammon, Jensen & Wallen Vertical 1:24,000

 

VENTURA COUNTY

 

YEAR COMPANY ORIENTED SCALE
1959 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Vertical 1:20,000
1996 Hammon, Jensen & Wallen Vertical 1:24,000


 

Air Photo Coverage For Los Angeles Communities

 

OUTSIDE REQUESTS

 ORTHOPHOTOQUADS: These aerial photographs were taken in the early 1970's as part of a cooperative program between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and other Federal agencies. The scale for most orthophoto-quads is 1:24,000 the same as the scale for 7.5 minute topographic maps. They are printed in black and white, and without contours. The Map Library collection holdings include coverage of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Fax Number: (818) 677-7840 Phone Number (818) 677-3465