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If you are citing a single map from a website, see page 210 of the APA Manual for another example.

Basic format for citing a map from a website:

Map Author. Map Title [Format]. (date accessed). Title of the complete document or site [map]. Scale of Map. URL, including the path and any directories necessary to access the document. (The date viewed)



U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [cartographer]. (July 12, 2015). Cahaba River Natural Refuge [map]. 1:24,000.
       Retrieved from


If you are citing a map found in an online periodical, the basic format is:

Map author. Map Title [format]. (year). Scale of Map. In: Article author. Article title, Journal title, Volume: page.

Example (With DOI #)

Thom, B. Hul'qumi'num traditional territory statement of intent [map]. (2009). Scale not given. In
       Thom, B., The paradcox of boundaries in coast Salish territories. Cultural Geographies, 16:193. 

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