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Geography - Maps

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Maps and Atlases - Geography


David Rumsey Map Collection


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?


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

Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative


"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


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

Library of Congress Map Collections


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


National Atlas


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


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


Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection


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


Topographic Maps - National Geographic





"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


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


Go back to the Geography Web guide main page.


Go back to list of all Newark Public Library Web guides.



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