Online Journals and Magazines
Provides in-depth information about more than 46,000 communities around the country including geocoded information about thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and other places across America.
- Expeditions & Discoveries: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age
Site includes 9 scientific expeditions of the late 19th century in Central and South America, the Pacific Islands, East Asia, and Samaria and includes photographs, drawings, maps and manuscripts.
The GeoPlatform provides shared and trusted geospatial data, services, and applications for use by the public and by government agencies and partners to meet their mission needs.
- Google Earth
- Google Maps
Detailed street and terrain maps, robust locator tools to find addresses/businesses/places, and a route planner for traveling by car, public transit, or walking.
- HUD USER
HUD User hosts research, publications, and data sets in housing, community development, and more.
- Latin American Network Information Center
LANIC includes continually editorially reviewed directories for over 12,000 unique URLs throughout Latin America and the world.
- Map History/History of Cartography
Digitized early maps. U.S. maps predate 1900 and British maps predate 1800.
- Modern Language Association Language Map
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.
- National Atlas of the United States
Maps by region as well as by type political/geographic maps, maps based on biology/wildlife, environment, agriculture, weather, and history.
- National Geographic
- National Weather Service
A handy way to graphically compare nations.
- Polar Exploration Photo Site
The Scott Polar Institute of the University of Cambridge site includes 20,000 photos from 150 years of history.
- Scott Polar Research Institute
- UNEP: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNEP is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
The National Map Small-Scale Collection
- Western Waters Digital Library
Includes digitized materials from 12 academic libraries in eight states, covering water in the western half of the US. Searchable and has lots of multimedia.
Educates users about wilderness in the US and the value of public land preservation.
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
- World Factbook
Includes facts on about 266 countries and locations.
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