Searching the Internet Evaluating Internet Information
Internet Subject Guides
These sites are good starting
points for exploring Geography resources on the Internet.
- ArcGIS many of the maps are freely available and you can use them directly in your desktop or Web applications.
World Fact Book country maps, flags, and statistical data collected
by the CIA.
- Google Earth
Online fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps and terrain.
- GOS Data search for federal, state, and local geographic data, maps (such as of transportation and natural hazards), and statistics..
- National Atlas topical US maps
- This Dynamic Planet Is an interactive map detailing the Earth's volcanoes, eqrthquakes and plate tectonics .
- Topo Finder topographic maps from the USGS
- USGS maps
and aerial photo images
of Georgia Hargrett Rare Map Collection more than 800 historic
maps from the 16th century through the early 20 th century.
Library Map Collection a collection of historical and current maps
from the University of Texas .
- World Mapper displays maps of the world where statistical data is represented by the proportional size of countries.
- Zoom into Maps An exploration of maps and their various uses, with sections for local geography.
These Internet resource
directories are useful for exploring a subject to find out what's available
on the Internet. Be sure to carefully evaluate what
- Yahoo provides geography categories and websites
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