In Wu Bei Zhi (A Record of Military Affairs), a book completed by Mao Yuanyi in 1621 (the first year of Tianqi in the Ming Dynasty), there is The Map of Treasure-ship Fleet Sailing to Barbarian Countries from Longjiangguan Pass (aka. Zheng He Navigation Chart).
Ming-Dynasty Navigation Map for the Eastern and Western Oceans (aka. Selden Map) is a color navigation map drawn during the Ming Dynasty (1610-1620) for the Eastern and Western oceans.
Guang Yu Tu is the result of complementation by Luo Hongxian (1504-1564), former compiler of the Imperial Academy in the Ming Dynasty to the Yu Di Tu (Terrestrial Atlas) initially prepared by Zhu Siben in the Yuan Dynasty.
Zhang Tianfu (1513-1573) served successively as deputy inspector of Yunnan and Minister of Imperial Stud. In 1557 (the thirty-sixth year of Jiajing in the Ming Dynasty), he compiled Imperial Territory Examined, which was a relatively complete atlas of China in the Ming Dynasty.
In the collection of the First Historical Archives of China there are two maritime route maps created in 1717 (the fifty-sixth year of Kangxi Era in the Qing Dynasty) by the imperial court for the supervision of trade routes to Japan and Southeast Asian countries.
Servicing as the deputy commander of Taiwan Anping, deputy commander of Taiwan Navy, military governor of Taiwan, military governor of Gaoleilian Town in Guangdong, Jiangnan Chongming and Langshan, and provincial governor of Zhejiang in the Qing Dynasty, Chen Lunjiong compiled in 1730 (the eighth year of Yongzheng) the book Hai Guo Wen Jian Lu.
In 1767 (the thirty-second year of Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty), the famous poet Huang Qianren (alias Zhengsun) re-engraved the map created by his grandfather Huang Zongxi the great thinker and renamed it to Da Qing Wan Nian Yi Tong Tia Xia Quan Tu.