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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.
  • CIA 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
  • University of Georgia Hargrett Rare Map Collection more than 800 historic maps from the 16th century through the early 20 th century.
  • Perry-Castaneda 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.

Geography Resources

Subject Directories

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 you find.

  • Yahoo provides geography categories and websites
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