Presents a directory of information on every country of the world. Includes information on the geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, and economy of each country. Provides access to a glossary of abbreviations used.
Contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States. The Federally recognized name of each feature described in the data base is identified, and references are made to a feature's location by state, county, and geographic coordinates.
Focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America cartographic history materials. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geography, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript maps.
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.
History of Cartography Project (university of Wisconsin - Madison. Department of Geography)
"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."
TopoZone provides free interactive topographic maps of the entire United States. Created in cooperation with US Geological Survey offering access by place names at all USGS 1:100,000, 1:63,360, 1:25,000, and 1:24,000 scale maps.
Contains about one thousand cartographic images relative to the area of the Province of Quebec (Northeast America, New France). These images were mostly created from original maps and atlases but also from facsimiles. They are accessible via four indexes : title (titres), author (auteurs), date (chronologique), area (toponymes). Maps were digitized at very high resolution, enabling every place-name to be easily read.
"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.
Presents an interactive map showing the density of speakers of thirty-seven languages and language groups. "The Modern Language Association used responses to the 2000 Census question "Does this person speak a language other than English at home?" to create maps and tables for the number of people speaking one of thirty languages plus seven less commonly spoken groups of languages in the United States. ...
Modern Language Association of America
The American Geographical Society Collection is a major reference and research library devoted to the acquisition, analysis, preservation, and retrieval of the literature of geography, cartography, and related fields. Provides access to other geographical and cartographic resources.
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.
The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress offers access to its online map collection for the years 1500-2002. The collection is organized according to seven major categories. Information about the date of publication, subject, medium, call number, and location of each map is provided.
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division