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About.com Geography
This site is a kind of virtual world atlas, combining original maps and information with links to a wide variety of other geographical sites. Included are maps and atlases covering, among many, the following subjects: population, climate, cultural geography, historical maps, physical geography, topographic maps, and cities of all sizes.
Association of Research Libraries Electronic Atlas
This site is based on maps depicting 1990 U.S. Census Bureau statistics for every county in the United States.
Color Landform Atlas of the United States
Google maps
Find business, driving directions, and more. Now with Street View
MapQuest
This site, specializing in maps, offers an interactive, international city street atlas as well as city-to-city driving directions for cities in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. See also Expedia.com.
Maps On Us
This is a very powerful route-mapper. By entering your departure and your destination, the Maps On Us site will deliver door-to-door directions. See also Expedia.com.
National Atlas of the United States
This atlas delivers easy-to-use, map-like views of America's natural and sociocultural landscapes. It is intended to illuminate the environmental, demographic, economic, social, political, and historical dimensions of American life for adults as well as children.
National Geographic Society
Just as you might expect from this venerable organization, the site offers a variety of world maps and country profiles.
Topographic Maps
This site includes all of the USGS 1:25,000 and 1:100,000 topographic maps for the United States.
U. S. Gazetteer
This gazetteer can be used to produce local area maps as well as to obtain census data from the 1990 census.
World
About.com Geography
This site is a kind of virtual world atlas, combining original maps and information with links to a wide variety of other geographical sites. Included are maps and atlases covering, among many, the following subjects: population, climate, cultural geography, historical maps, physical geography, topographic maps, and cities of all sizes.
Atlapedia Online
In addition to full-color physical and political maps of most countries of the world, this site provides statistical information for each country covering geography, climate, religion, language, history, and population. See also ArcData Online.
MapQuest
This site, specializing in maps, offers an interactive, international city street atlas as well as city-to-city driving directions for cities in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. See also Expedia.com.
Maps On Us
This is a very powerful route-mapper. By entering your departure and your destination, the Maps On Us site will deliver door-to-door directions. See also Expedia.com.
National Atlas of Canada
This site is responsible for the development and maintenance of the authoritative synthesis of the geography of Canada. Products, in both digital and conventional form, include base maps and thematic maps that reflect the social, economic, environmental, and cultural fabric of Canada.
National Geographic Society
Just as you might expect from this venerable organization, the site offers a variety of world maps and country profiles.
United Kingdom
Based on detailed surveys of UK geography, this site offers views of British cities, towns, and villages, along with street-level mapping of London.
United Nations Cartographic Section
This site features a wide variety of national and international maps, along with peacekeeping maps, thematic maps, and links to other source of geographic information.
Historical
Interactive Ancient Mediterranean<
This site it an online atlas of the ancient Mediterranean world designed to serve the needs and interests of students and teachers in classics, ancient history, geography, archaeology and related fields.
Library of Congress Map Collections: 1544-1996
This outstanding site features the historical map collection of the nation's library. Maps of cities and towns, battles, transportation routes, and discovery and exploration expeditions are only a few of the subjects and locations represented. Especially interesting is the collection of panoramic views of cities and towns throughout 19th-century America.
OSSHE Historical and Cultural Atlas Resource
This site is an archive of static and interactive maps illustrating various aspects of social and political change in the ancient world.
University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
This site is an archive of static and interactive maps illustrating various aspects of social and political change in the ancient world. This site is a very rich and comprehensive collection of digitized current and historical maps of all areas of the world. Of special interest are:
University of Georgia Hargrett Library Rare Map Collection
This site is the home page of the Hargrett Library Rare Map Collection, including more than 800 maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the 16th century through the early 20th century. Many of the maps are available in digital form.
Yale University Map Collection
This site is the home page of the Yale University Map Collection, including more than 200,000 sheet maps, 3,000 atlases, and 900 reference books. Many of the maps are available in digital form.
1895 United States Atlas
This site offers excellent state and county maps for all of the United States just before the turn of the century.
Road and Street Maps
MapQuest
This site, specializing in maps, offers an interactive, international city street atlas as well as city-to-city driving directions for cities in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. See also Expedia.com.
Maps On Us
This is a very powerful route-mapper. By entering your departure and your destination, the Maps On Us site will deliver door-to-door directions. See also Expedia.com.
National Atlas of the United States
This atlas delivers easy-to-use, map-like views of America's natural and sociocultural landscapes. It is intended to illuminate the environmental, demographic, economic, social, political, and historical dimensions of American life for adults as well as children.
U. S. Gazetteer
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer
This gazetteer can be used to produce local area maps as well as to obtain census data from the 1990 census.
United Kingdom
Based on detailed surveys of UK geography, this site offers views of British cities, towns, and villages, along with street-level mapping of London.
1895 United States Atlas
This site offers excellent state and county maps for all of the United States just before the turn of the century.
Other Links
Oddens' Bookmarks
Claiming to have more than 10,500 links to cartographic and geographic sites, this might well be the most inclusive collection of such links on the Web. The site is sponsored by members of the geography faculty at Utrecht University.
University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
This site is a very rich and comprehensive collection of digitized current and historical maps of all areas of the world.