Provides a variety of maps which chart socio-economic trends, systems of government, cities, and wars and massacres throughout the 20th century. Many of the maps are interactive and go into extensive detail.
The Project has been designed to provide interactive and animated representations of fundamental historical problems and/or illustrations of historical events, developments, and dynamics. The material is copyrighted, but is open and available to academic users.
"You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe."--Home page.
Collection contains about 1,700 idealized schematic views of towns and cities; a wealth of detail in setting, streets, and buildings. The majority of items presented here are documented in "Panoramic maps of cities in the United States and Canada", second edition (1984), by John R. Hébert and Patrick E. Dempsey.
Contributor:Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
Features the British Library Map Collections, the national collection of cartographic materials housed in the British Library in London, England. Provides information about the collections, services, exhibitions, and events.
Began in [199-?] Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from Web page last updated Aug. 21, 2002 (viewed on Feb. 7, 2003) Add serial 006.
Contributor:University of California, Berkeley. Earth Sciences & Map Library
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Includes information from Disaster Mapping and Analysis Center which provides national level GIS support and coordination for FEMA. Also includes the Mitigation Directorate's Flood Hazard Mapping Technical Services Division which maintains and updates the National Flood Insurance program maps.
Contributor:United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
Contains a 51 map collection from the "Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World" (published by Blackie and Sons in 1882 in Edinburgh, Scotland). Covers almost all of central and eastern Europe, including all of the German Empire and the Russian Empire. This includes European Russia (east to the Urals) and trans-Ural Asian Russia (Siberia and the Pacific).
Presents a collection of map coordinates for cities and towns around the world. The organization includes the coordinates for cities and towns in such countries as Afghanistan, Australia, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Egypt, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Mexico, Nepal, Saint Lucia, Serbia, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam, among others.
The Alexandria Digital Library Project is headquartered on the campus of the University of California at Santa Barbara. The project began in 1995 with the development of the Alexandria Digital Library, a working digital library with collections of geographically referenced materials and services for accessing those collections.
Web page presented by the History of Cartography Project, Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin and edited by David Woodward. Site features newsletters and updates on the project which publishes a series drawing attention to the history of maps and mapping.
Contributor:History of Cartography Project (University of Wisconsin - Madison. Department of Geography)
IAM is an on-line atlas of the ancient Mediterranean world designed to serve the needs and interests of students and teachers in high school, community college and university courses in classics, ancient history, geography, archaeology and related fields.
"Maps of every type, map making, geographic information systems (GIS), GIS related software and hardware, remote sensing, satellite and radar images, aerial photographs, software and data/image bases, and related datasets, subject guides, finding tools and instructional materials are among the subjects and resources included in this database."
Presents an index of maps and landscapes of Washington, D.C. Covers the first decade, the antebellum period, the civil war and reconstruction, the turn of the century, and the Mall after changes introduced by the McMillan Commission of 1901.
Presents the Centre for Topographic Information, as part of Natural Resources Canada. Site combines both information from Canadian topographic maps and digital topographic data. Offers information in French and English.
Contributor:Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Centre for Topographic Information