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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.
  • Geography-Site
  • Geography Hub
  • The geography Network
  • Geosource
  • GeoGuide
  • Internet Geography
  • 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
  • GeoCommunicator
  • 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
  • Geography, world wide web (WWW) links : from UM-Missoula
  • Geography Links
  • 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
  • Maps.com
  • 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
  • Microsoft Terraserver
  • 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)
  • GIS Dictionary
  • 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
  • GeoCommunity
  • Kiosk: Journal of Geo-Politics
  • Geoexplorer
  • 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.
  • World Globes
  • Geology.com
  • 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. [*NEW*]
  • Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations : zoomable digital map with feature options. Also including Viking visitation routes. [*NEW*]
  • 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. [*NEW*]


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