Maps and Globes

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Atlases and
Map Collections
Great Circles -
Find Distances
Latitude and Longitude
Map Your Area -
Get Driving Directions
Orienteering
Outline Maps
Topographic Maps
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ATLASES AND MAP COLLECTIONS
1992 Agricultural Atlas of the U.S. - many agricultural maps available
All the Worlds Maps - compilation of each nation's maps - including cities
Atlas Explorer - National Geographic Magazine
Atlas of the World - from Holt, Rinehart, & Winston
Atlas of the World - Xpeditions @ nationalgeographic.com
Baedeker's Old Guide Books - collection of maps which were published before 1939.
Census Bureau Map Products - reference and thematic maps from the US Census Bureau
Country Map Web Sites - get country maps from alphabetized list
Country Maps & Satellite Images - by Geology.com
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection - Boston, San Francisco, Lewis & Clark
Earth Sciences & Map Library - from University of California - Berkely
Electronic Map Library - series of atlases created by Dr. William Bowen
FreeMaps - editable maps when you need it
Grolier Online Atlas - geopolitical, thematic, and exploration maps
Harvard Map Collection - from Harvard University
Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms - Map and Lesson Index
Historical Maps by History Link 101
Historical Maps of the World - from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Infoplease Atlas - maps, country profiles, and tons of geography info
Interfact Atlas - clickable map for world information
Map Collection - World Sites Atlas
Map Collection (PCL) - HUGE Collection from the University of Texas
Map Collections for US States - Relief, Elevation, Drainage, County, River from Geology.com
Map Collections Home Page - from the Library of Congress
Map Directory - Links to country maps, capital city maps and other map collections
The Map Guide! - Links to country and regional maps sorted by continent
Map and Geography Index - maps of all 50 states
Map Index - huge index from Ilike2learn.com
Map Library - printable maps of the US states, US regions, continents, and more...
Map of the Day - National Geographic Magazine
Maps: On the Net - 800+ map sites
Maps and Graphics library - UN Environment Programme UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Maps and References - huge map reference site from CGRER NetSurfing
Maps of the Past - Publisher of Reproduction Antique, Historical, Old Maps and Prints
Maps of the United States - maps available from U.S.G.S.
Maps on License Plates - interesting site from Peter van der Krogt
The National Atlas of the United States of America - tons of great maps
National Geographic Map Machine - Access Maps, Facts, Flags, Resources, More
National Geographic Maps - dozens of maps to view
National Geographic World Atlas - 600 maps at your fingertips
NetSurfing: Maps and References - Tons of Stuff
Odden's Bookmarks - for Tons of Maps
Panoramic Maps Collection - from the Library of Congress
Platial - the people's atlas. Map Anything. Share Your World
Rare Map Collection - the Hargrett Library, University of Georgia
Reference Maps - 15 maps in .jpg and .pdf formats from CountryReports.org

ReliefWeb Map Centre - maps by country and of natural disasters
Satellite Images of US States - Landsat images and tutorial from Geology.com
Shop Maps, Globes, & Atlases at National Geographic!
SHOW®/WORLD - select a subject from the menu and watch the countries on the map change their size
Street Maps & City Maps - select from 17 different online mapping sources

TimeMaps: Atlas of World History - will cover all nations and civilizations, from Ancient Egypt onwards
Wall Maps, Atlases & Globes on randmcnally.com
World Atlas - from Holt, Rinehart and Winston (includes ocean floor maps)
World Atlas - Political - interactive - from World Sites Atlas
World Atlas and World Maps - from About.com
World Atlas of Panoramic Aerial Maps - Exploring the world, one vista at a time..
World Atlas.com - world atlas and tons of great geography facts
World Countries - World Political Map - Desktop & Mobile Pan and Zoom World Atlas - 2011
World Maps: Maps collection of all over the world. Including world flags, city maps, region maps. .
World Maps - 21 maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before (nearly 600 maps)
Yahoo! Maps Directory - access nearly 3000 maps

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GREAT CIRCLE SITES
Distance Calculator Between Cities - displays results in miles and kilometers
Find The Distance Between Places - from HomeTownLocator
WowGreat Circle Distance Calculator (Easy) - calculate shortest distance on globe by clicking on map
Great Circle Distance Calculator (B) - calculate shortest distance on globe
Great Circle Distance Calculator (C) - calculate shortest distance on globe
Great Circle Distance Calculator (Javascript) - calculate shortest distance on globe
Great Circle Mapper - calculate shortest distance on globe
WowHow far is it? - Calculate World Distances

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LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE SITES
Degree Confluence Project - visit each lat./long. degree intersection, and photograph location
DNSstuff Free Geocoder - get latitude and longitude by entering address
geocoder.us: find the latitude & longitude of any US address
Internet Atlas and Timezone Server - get Latitude and Longitude for anywhere
Latitude - plus 18 other topics including longitude, compass rose, and more!
Latitude - changed the world in many ways
Latitude/Longitude Converter - converts lat. and long. into three different formats
Latitude/Longitude Position Finder - click on US map to get lat./long. for any place
Latitude and Longitude Online Tutorial - created by Mr. Bowerman
TerraServer.com - Degrees Converter - converts lat. and long. into three different formats
Try an Address - get your exact latitude - longitude.  Also maps the address

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MAP YOUR AREA - GET DRIVING DIRECTIONS
ACME Mapper 2.0 - create 6 different types of maps of any area!
Expedia Maps - creates maps for addresses, businesses, driving directions and places
Find an Address - type in place name for a map - from multimap.com
Google Maps - provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of the US
Google Maps Transparencies - compares maps and aerial photos
Map24 - Maps and Driving Directions for USA, Canada and Europe
MapQuest! - Driving Directions, Interactive Atlas and Personalized Maps
Maps On Us - get map of any area, plan trip routes, more
MotionBased - translates GPS data into functional analysis and online mapping for outdoor athletes.
MSN Maps & Directions (formerly MapBlast!) - Create Map of Any Area
Multimap.com - Online Maps to Everywhere. Zoom in on any world location to street level
TerraServer USA - get satellite photos of your house
Windows Live Local - custom maps and directions powered by Virtual Earth
Yahoo! Maps and Driving Directions - Customized Maps by Address, City, State, Zip Code
YourGMap - if you need an easy way to create a map and send to friends, or add interactive maps to a website

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ORIENTEERING SITES
How To Use a Compass - includes links to orienteering sites
International Orienteering Federation - the sport of navigation with map and compass
US Orinteering Clubs - links to clubs all around the country
US Orienteering Federation - the sport of navigation with map and compass

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OUTLINE MAP SITES
Customizable Map of the World - from aneki.com
dmaps.com - nearly 5000 outline maps available, including historical maps
Maps - printable outline maps from Internet Geography
Online Outline Maps - selection of outline maps for use in the classroom or at home
Online World Atlas - from Maps.com
Outline Map - printable US map
Outline Maps - from abc teach
Outline Maps - from Arizona Geographic Alliance (click on maps icon)
Outline Maps - 9 categories from Education Place
Outline Maps - countries and continents from About.com
Outline Maps - of US and individual states
Outline Maps - States - from Stardust Christian Academy
US State Outline Maps - in Illustrator & Editable PDF Vector Format

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TOPOGRAPHIC MAP SITES
Examples of Topographic Maps - in 10 different categories
ForgeFX - Custom 3D Topographic Map Simulation.
How to Read Topographical Maps - good tutorial!
Landforms on Topographic Maps - real examples from topo maps
Make a Topographic Map - instructions for individual or class project
See your state's topography - National Geophysical Dada Center (NGDC)
Surface of the Earth - 2 minute color relief images
Topographic Maps - definition, explanation and samples to view
U.S. State Images - from 30 Second Topographic Data
USGS State Map Lists Online - State Topographic Map Lists
USGS Store - quick and easy way to find and order USGS 7.5 minute maps

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OTHER MAP SITES
The Analemma - explanation of what it is and how to use it
Antipodes: The Other Side of the World - what is opposite your location?
Antipodes Image - from Wikipedia
Antipodes Map - Antipodal location for any map point
CommonCensus Map Project - you can help create these maps
CommonCensus Sports Map Project - enter your favorite teams to make map
Create A Graph - create your own printable bar, pie, or line graph
"Do It Yourself" Color-Coded State Maps - make your own custom maps
Earth and Globes World - animated worlds, globes and spinning, rotating Earths
EarthTools - Find places, latitude/longitude, sunrise/sunset, elevation, local time and time zones
EnviroMapper - Mapping environmental information from the EPA
Finding the Way - navigation tools, make a compass, and more
Free Maps to Download - currently 3 maps from Craig Asquith Cartography
Free Stuff - from Maps.com
Gallery of Map Projections - printable in .pdf format (7 categories)
Gander Academy's Maps and Map Skills - lots of maps and map activities
Geocart Macintosh Map Making Software - many map projections to view
Geography and Maps: An Illustrated Guide - from the Library of Congress
GeologicMaps - Why Make Geologic Maps? (USGS)
Global Gazetteer - directory of 2,880,532 of the world's cities and towns, sorted by country
Google Maps Nighttime! - view the earth at night, dusk, or day
The History of Mapmaking - from "The Mathematics of Cartography"
WowHolt Grapher - make bar, line, or pie graphs with your information
How a Compass Works - from the "How Stuff Works" Website
If the earth were a sandwich: find the opposite spot tool
Make a Papier Mâché Globe - project instructions
Make a Relief Map Jigsaw Puzzle of the World - project instructions
Make Your Own Globe - activity suited to many age levels
Making a Compass - instructions for individual or class project
WowMap Projections - view many different map projections
Map Projections - from Online Map Creation
Map Projections - instructions on how to create your own projection
Map-Related Web Sites - Select Topic for Links to Maps
The Map Room: A Weblog About Maps
Map of Ukraine (Europe) - Clickable map of Ukraine. Links to Ukrainian regions
Map Wizard - lots of map activities and info from USGS Learning Web
MapPlanet - Enjoy a geographic internet experience
Mapping the School - project instructions
Maps and Globes - Games - over 40 games and quizzes from Geography World
Maps & Guidebooks on randmcnally.com
Maps In Our Lives (Library of Congress Exhibition)
Maps That Teach - great free map resources from Owl & Mouse Software
Maptech MapServer - online topo, nautical and aeronautical charts plus high altitude photos
The Mathematics of Cartography - great site on map making and math
Mega Maps - Print US map in a variety of sizes, using an ordinary printer
A Multitude of Maps - How Do Map Projections Distort Earth's Surface?
National Imagery and Mapping Agency - lots of mapping information
National Map Viewer - interactively view data as a map, customize the view, and print a map
National Overview - National Overview - great maps of US population, income, ancestry and more
Over 300 Definitions of "MAP" - from 1649 / 1996
Planiglobe - Make your own digital vector map!
Print Large Maps Free - Walk through the Continents
Quick Maps of the World - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Nat. Res., etc.
Reading and Using Maps - comprehensive site from the Pennsylvania Geological Survey
Reading Weather Maps - from WW2010 University of Illinois
Thesaurus of Geographic Names - enter place name for Lat., Long. and other info
United States Antipodes - map of what is on other side of world
Upside-down Map of the World
Using Map Scales - good tutorial
The Upsidedown Map Page - 6 maps shown plus additional information
US Board on Geographic Names - Search Any Place in U.S.
US Geological Survey Home Page
USGS Landsat Project - huge gallery of images
USGS National Mapping Information: Home Page
Virtual Globe - shows day and night centered on any point of your choice
Where does a compass really point? - from Cool Quiz! Trivia
World 66 - Visited Countries - Select the countries you've visited and produce a map

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