SECTION FOURTEEN: GEOGRAPHY SOURCES
glossary collection on Geography terms
Geography Dictionary & Glossary
DIGIMAP : maps which cover the past seven centuries and extend to all corners of Europe.
The geography Network
GEsource: Geography and Environment Gateway
The Atlas of Global Inequality
BBC Country Profiles
Washington Post World : (see Search the World search box near bottom right).
Resources for Geographers : from CU Boulder.
Reference Materials for Geography : from UBC library.
Oddens's (Cartographic) Bookmarks
United Nations Cartographics Section
meta-index of map libraries and map library organizations
Topographic Map Symbols
Web Links of Geographic Interest : from UWO in London, Ontario
the The Mining Co. Guide for Geography
Geography Resources : from Longwood College Library.
Alexandria Digital Library--University of California at Santa Barbara
UMD Geography Links to Resources
Geography, world wide web (WWW) links : from UM-Missoula
Gary's Geographical Gnome
World Area Studies Internet Resources (WCSU List) : Resource list for world cultural regions maintained by Western Connecticut State University.
National Geographic's Cartographic Division
Oregon State System of Higher Education Historical and Cultural Atlas Resource
Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
ESRI Canada Schools and Libraries Program (GIS)
Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe
Geography.com.sg : K-12 oriented site from Singapore.
Topozone - now part of Trails.com : and now a for-pay site. "the Web's first interactive topo map of the entire United States".
Trails.com : offers a selection of more than 43,785 trail maps and descriptions and topo maps of the entire United States [for a membership fee].
Digital Vector Maps : a new large online retailer that has free vector World and [US] State outline maps.
Planiglobe : a free outline map generator.
Los Angeles earthquake fault maps : with fault maps for Oregon and Yellowstone also on this site.
US Congressional District Maps
Sun or Moon Rise/Set Table for One Year : for the United States and worldwide.
Panoramic U.S. Maps 1847-1909--Library of Congress and Color Landform Atlas of the United States
Topozone : topographical maps of the U.S.
Historic Topographic Maps of California
GEO-Data Explorer (GEODE)
The Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
Harvard Map Collection
Oriental Institute Map Series
East Asian Library Japanese Historical Map Collection
Charting America: Maps from the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection and Others
Gazetteer for Scotland
MapQuest - Worldwide : maps and assorted information.
Mapping Crime: Principle and Practice
City-Data.com : profiles of thousands of U.S. cities.
Maptech : a retail source of software and hardware for mapping and existing map sets.
National Atlas of the United States
The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 -- LOC
The Rochambeau Map Collection : views and maps in the collection cover areas from Labrador south to Haiti, and the maps themselves date from 1717 to 1795.
HUD E-maps : 3-D map of the income, age, services, healthy community projects, etc. of a US city or zip code.
Manifold GIS system : professional mapping system software.
Terrain Tools Freeware : a quick and easy mapping freeware package.
World of Maps
Globalxplorer : earth imagery site.
UN Atlas of the Oceans
Canada's Geographical Names
Canadian Communities Atlas
Census Geography (Statistics Canada)
GeoConnnections--Canada's Geographic Information on the Internet
GeoSources (Canadian Council for Geographic Education)
Répertoire FrancoSources--le Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française de l'Université d'Ottawa
Francophonies canadiennes: Identités culturelles
The National Atlas of Canada Online
Canadian Geographic Atlas online
GeoSearch (Statistics Canada) : makes it easy to find any place in Canada, see it on a map and obtain basic related census data.
Great Lakes Atlas
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Carto Corner--Fundamentals of Cartography (National Atlas of Canada)
Natural Hazards of Canada Maps
Maps 101--Topographic Maps, The Basics (Centre for Topographic Information, Natural Resources Canada)
HEALTHmap : from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology, the project brings together aggregate data on diseases around the world.
WWW Virtual Library Map History / History of Cartography
Toporama--Natural Resources Canada
Federal Real Property Canada 2000
WWW Virtual Library--Remote Sensing
Ecological Regions of North America
World War II Maps
Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps
Kiosk: Journal of Geo-Politics
Staffordshire Learning Net: Geography
One World--Nations Online
Portals to the World--Library of Congress
Online Map Creation
Free Historic Maps -- of the UK
The Library of Scotland Maps Collection
Charting the Nation: Maps of Scotland, 1550-1740
Republic of Bulgaria Ministry of Foreign Affairs Antarctic Place-names Commission
Degree-Minute Conversion : convert from decimal degrees to a degrees:minutes:seconds representation and back.
World Sunlight Map : a photo of the Earth in more or less real time in correct colour.
Globes and World Maps : for sale online for classroom use. Commercial Site.
Antique Maps and Atlases : a map dealer.
National Geophysical Data Center
Teaching Structural Geology in the 21st Century
The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
John H. W. Stuckenberg Map Collection : a vast collection of maps, atlases, and personal items that belonged to the famed geographer and explorer, Alexander Von Humboldt.
Geography RevisonWorld : a free to use resource for [English] pupils, parents and teachers helping them with GCSEs , AS and A2 levels.
Crace Collection of Maps of London : over 1200 printed and hand-drawn maps which chart the development of the city and its immediate vicinity from 1570 to 1860.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Antique Maps Collection
Rumsey Historical Maps : Rumsey has selected 120 historical maps from his collection to link up with data from Google Maps and Google Earth.
Michigan State University Libraries: Map Library : scanned maps, printable maps. etc.
World Atlas of Panoramic Aerial Images
Crace Collection of Maps of London : 1200 maps from 1653AD onward.
The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project : features 1880s Ontario county maps.
Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations : zoomable digital map with feature options. Also including Viking visitation routes.
Cartography 2.0 : a "free knowledge base and e-textbook for students and professionals interested in interactive and animated maps."
Maponomy : Maponomy provides access to free maps online including US topography and highway maps, travel maps, US state maps, and select street maps.
Atlas Globes : for those inclined to purchase a globe. This is a globe store.
OnlyGlobes : another globe store.
MapAtlas : the Google Maps resource.
World Bank - Mapping for Results : visualizes the locations of World Bank-financed projects to better monitor development impact etc.
Gateways to Cartography History sites
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