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Geography - Maps

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Maps and Atlases - Geography

 

David Rumsey Map Collection

http://www.davidrumsey.com

The collection includes historic atlases, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps including pocket, wall, and manuscript maps.

 

Distance Calculator: How Far Is It?

http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/calculate-distance.html

Find distances between cities/towns, land features, and more.

Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative

http://www.ecai.org

"The Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative is a global consortium of people who share the vision of creating a distributed virtual library of cultural information with a time and place interface." Consult the Atlas Portal to browse by region, country, or city.

 

Geographic Names Information System

http://geonames.usgs.gov/

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is the Federal and national standard for geographic nomenclature.

Library of Congress Map Collections

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?category=Maps

Search by keyword or browse by location, title, creator, or subject.

 

National Atlas

http://www.nationalatlas.gov

An interactive map of the United States displaying millions of geographical locations in a series of map layers. These map layers display airports, federal lands, urban areas, rivers, railroads, roads, and geological events. Map layers and raw data can be downloaded.

 

National Geographic MapMachine

http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine#s=h&c=0,%200&z=1

Road maps, satellite maps, and maps showing country borders.

 

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps

A collection of online maps of general interest ordered geographically. From the University of Texas Perry-CastaƱeda Collection Map Library.

 

Topographic Maps - National Geographic

https://petapixel.com/2016/08/06/nat-geo-launches-free-website-printing-detailed-topographical-maps/

 

Worldmapper

http://www.sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/worldmapper

"Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest." Use the menu to find a map of interest.

 

Zoom Into Maps

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/maps/

A collection of digitized historic maps from the Library of Congress. Subjects include exploration, transportation, environmental history, and more.

 

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