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.
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
Online tool for graphically comparing nations on a comprehensive range of statistics. Includes country profiles covering geography, military, economics, international relations. "As described on the site, "NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD" and a "handy way to graphically compare nations." By ...
Contains selected single sheet and portfolio maps available from federal depository, military (National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA)), and commercial sources. Consists mostly of current material which focuses primarily on military history and NSA studies and some older resources which are retained for historical research.
Presents information about the history of cartography and the study of early maps. Notes that the focus of the information is noncurrent maps produced in or of any part of the world. Provides information about conferences, meetings, exhibitions, lectures, and fellowshios. Offers access to globes, subject guides, internet resources, literature, map collections, and societies. Links to related web sites.
Presents retailers of all types of maps, including travel maps, international and U.S. topographic maps. Recently, Map Link has expanded stock to include guidebook titles, map accessories, globes, and digital geographic information.
Provides city and street maps for most European nations, Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Argentinia, and Brazil. The site allows users to locate maps and itineraries for places around the world.
The Historical Map Archive is a digitized collection of selected map holdings from the University of Alambama Map Library, the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, the Rucker Agee Collection of the Birmingham Public Library, the Geological Survey of Alabama, and the Alabama Department of Archives and History.