Aerial Photography and Remote Sensed Imagery

Until further notice, access to the Map Library is limited to library staff only.

For access to many of our maps, aerial photographs, and other physical materials, please search for the item in Libraries search. Sign in and place a “Get It” request and you can pick up items at one of our four open buildings — Wilson, Walter, Health Sciences, and Magrath libraries — or have them delivered to your office or residence hall.

For access to non-circulating materials or for in-depth research assistance, please send an email to

View PDFs of aerial photography holdings by Minnesota county in Borchert Map Library's extensive 365,000+ item collection. Holdings information includes paper, negative film, 35mm slide, and digital formats.

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Minnesota Historical Aerial Photographs Online (MHAPO)

MHAPO provides access to over 121,000 digital copies of Minnesota air photos found in our collection and available from Landview.