This page contains links to partial scans of maps of notable locations throughout Northern I Corps
L7014 Series 1-50,000
In response to the many inquiries I have received regarding this gallery I would like to add that these scans are of general areas in Northern I Corps associated with the name vs. individual locations with a particular name. This page is a work in progress and more scans will be added in the future.
The following links will take you
to photographs of the two most recognizable landmarks in Northern I Corps near
the DMZ. These photos are used with permission of
Theses images range in file size 100-875kb. Unless you have a high speed connection be patient during download
Dong Ha Airfield Drawing "1969"
Hill 492 XD 9249
Khe Sanh 861, 881 N & S, 471, 950, 1015
Additional Scans Forthcoming
I have been asked how do I obtain maps like this now? These maps are currently available for sale through the US Geological Survey. The problem with ordering maps is the identity of the particular map you need. There are over 500 maps in the Vietnam Map Series L7014. At the present time there is not a comprehensive index of places names and their corresponding map ID. In the near future a publication will be available commercially authored by Vietnam Historian Michael Kelley. (This book is now in print - see below)
If you would like to order a map
from USGS and do not know the name-series number, send me an email with the
place name (Within
Quang Tri and
Map Purchase - Call Toll Free 1- 888- Ask USGS. Follow the telephone prompts and advise you would like to purchase the Vietnam Series L7014, 1-50,000 Maps. You will need to identify the particular map by name/series number. The maps sell for $7.00 each with a small shipping charge per order. See below information for help on Map Identity.
USGS Order Form for fax/mail purchase-pdf
Below is a hand drawn gazetteer
and map listing showing the maps in
Name/Map Order Number
1. Nguon Rao TL7014-6342-4 Laos Border Area, upper NW corner of Province, DMZ
3. Quang Tri TL7014-6442-4 Dong Ha, Con Thien, Gio Linh, Cua Viet, DMZ
4. Thon Ngo Xa Dong TL7014-6442-1 Coastal Area
5. Huong Hoa TL7014-6342-3 Laos, Co Roc, Khe Sanh, Lang Vei
Thon Doc Kinh TL7014-6342-2
7. Ba Long TL7014-6442-3 Ba Long , Quang Tri
Hai Lang (Thon Dien Sanh)
Phu Vang TL7014-6542-3
Rt 1 Coastal Area N. of
A Loui TL7014-6441-4
11.Ap Lai Bang TL7014-6441-1 A Shau Out of Print-USGS
12. Hue TL7014-6541-4 Hue Citadel, Phu Bai Military Area
Q Phu Loc TL7014-6541-1
Area NW of Hai Van Pass , Coastal Area & East of
More Listings Forthcoming
1-250,000 Map of Eastern Quang Tri Province - link to Jim Henthorn's very nice collection of 1- 250,000 map scans
Map Reading 101 - A refresher course on basic map reading by Mike Kelley
PAVN Map of Northern I Corps 504kb file - This is a scan of a PAVN hand drawn map
showing their positions across the northern portion of
Special Thanks to Donna Elliott for sharing this file.
Enemy Situation Map - Early 1964 - shows infiltration routes from that time period and enemy base camp areas. Note route directly through the DMZ. This route was used beginning in 1959.
I would like to call your
attention to this new book that has recently been distributed to all major book
outlets. The author Michael Kelley is a good friend and over the years we
have assisted each other in the
Joseph L. Galloway - Co-author: We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
"If you can't find it in these pages, it can't be found."
Eric Hammel - Historian and author: Khe Sanh: Siege in the Clouds--An Oral History and Fire in the Streets: The
"If you need a fact about the Vietnam War, look here first!"
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