The Map and Government Information Library holds Soviet military topographic map sets for most countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. These paper sets are in Russian with a scale of 1:200,000.

A guide to Soviet Topographic Map Symbols (TM30-548) was produced by the Department of the Army in 1958 and is available from HathiTrust

Holdings information

The Map and Government Information Library holds map sets for the following countries:

Angola Ghana Niger
Benin Guinea Nigeria
Botswana Guinea-Bissau Senegal
Burkina Faso Ivory Coast Somalia
Central African Republic Liberia Sudan
Chad Madagascar Togo
Djibouti Malawi Tunisia
Egypt Mali Western Sahara
Ethiopia Mauritania Zambia
Gambia Mozambique Zimbabwe


Afghanistan Cambodia Nepal
Bangladesh China North Korea
Bhutan Laos South Korea
Burma Malaysia Sri Lanka


Middle East
Jordan Qatar Syria
Lebanon United Arab Emirates Turkey
Oman Iraq Yemen


Former Soviet Union
Armenia Kazakhstan Russia
Azerbaijan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan
Belarus Latvia Turkmenistan
Estonia Lithuania Ukraine
Georgia Moldova Uzbekistan


Soviet Military Map Resources

Russian military mapping: a guide to using the most comprehensive source of global geospatial intelligence.
Map and Government Information Library - Reference UA995 .R8 S6713 2005 (does not circulate)
Offers Soviet military topographic maps for purchase.