Major digital collections of maps of Asia, regions within Asia, and individual countries can be found at the following selected sites. Old Maps Online. Originally a collaboration between Klokan Technologies GmbH, Switzerland and The Great Britain Historical GIS Project University of Portsmouth, UK , this fantastic collection now indexes some , maps dating from to representing the collections contributed by 35 participating libraries and archives around the world. Searches can be undertaken by entering a term or by drawing a rectangle on a world map, with yields a list of relevant maps on the right side of the page. The individual maps are zoomable, although the quality of the resolution depends upon the nature of the scan provided by the source institution. Europeana Collections The superb Europeana website brings together the finest digital images from participating national libraries, archives, and museums across Europe, now totaling more than 53 million images.