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Sfoglio Rosaccio in BibliotecaOur collectionsinclude over 1 million objects: 200,000 maps, 400,000 phototypes, over 400,000 books and magazines, plus archive documents, paintings, memorabilia, videos telling stories of more than 500 years of geography, exploration and travels.

The Archives collect documents and original materials related to the Society’s life or to the facts of great figures related to it. Many of them were travelers, explorers, geographers, scientists, diplomats. As of today the entire patrimony of the Archives is almost completely known and classified: it is divided in the following sectors:

» Library

» Cartography Archive

» Photography Archive

» Historical Archive

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