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CIA World Fact Book
Countries described in terms of geography, language, climate, economy and more.

Central Command Satellite Data
Current views of the world and real-time data from satellites around the world.

City Net
A guide to Over 1200 City (and country) information sources throughout the world.

Clickable map of the world:
Gather textual and graphical information about countries by merely clicking on a region on a map of the world.

DC City Pages: Maps
It also has links to maps of the White House, Baltimore and other places

DeLorme's CyberAtlas
Enter a ZIP Code or a place name to generate a Street Atlas USA map.

DeLorme's CyberRouter
Enter starting and destination points for directions and a Street Atlas USA map print out.

Environmental Systems Research Institute
ESRI develops the best GIS and desktop mapping tools in the industry.

Site Map for address in US

Exploring the West from Monticello
A Perspective in Maps from Columbus to Lewis and Clark

Finding Your Way With Map and Compass
The U.S.G.S. has created this page to describe different types of maps and their uses. Site explains concept of scale. Users also learn about compasses and how they should be used.

GeoSystems Home
Links to maps and map related stuff.

Give two locations
Answer will tell you how far apart they apart

GPS Links
An excellent reference page for GPS-related information and resources!

The Great Globe Gallery on the World Wide Web
Presenting the Greatest Globe Show on the Web! Over 200  views, projection show and more.

The History of the World, Mapped Out
The World History Chart begins with David and Solomon and ends 3000 years later with Einstein, Picasso, Roosevelt and Churchill. In between, in divisions of 10 years, the major events, empires and invasions, inventions and achievements, rulers and leaders, writers, philosophers and scientists of world history can be reviewed at a single glance !

Interactive Yahoo! Maps
Enter an address in the US, and get back a map of the location. You can Zoom in, zoom out, move north, south, east or west.

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views
The Land of Israel and its capital city, Jerusalem, boast the longest unbroken succession of maps of any country in the world. Through a choice selection of maps, this exhibition presents the cartographic history of the city which King David established as his capital 3000 years ago. The exhibition comprises 16 maps and views of both the city itself from 565 A.D. to 1905.




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Map Blast
Map Blast is a mapmaker, but not just a mapmaker. Users are provided with a form with which to record pertinent information (address and zip code) and within moments a map -a detailed map- of that location is provided. It can be downloaded, sent via email, or incorporated into a home page. Only US maps are currently available but Europe maps are forthcoming.

The only complete, customizable roadmaps on the Web! MapQuest now has maps spanning six continents including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America!

Map-Related Web Sites
This Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection is an excellent collection of sites relating to maps.

Map Room

Maps On Us
Maps On Us offers free integrated maps, directions and yellow pages all in one brief Internet road stop. Simply set a place marker at a desired location and you'll be presented with a detailed 'zoomable' map. You can even create a hot list with your home and work addresses, plus your favorite restaurants, stores, parks, museums, and more!

Multi-Scale Maps
Links to maps for Western U.S. and Bay Area

The National Atlas of Canada
Canadian Maps and Geographical Information System

Panoramic Maps Collection
The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection holds more than 230,000 maps covering the world.

Rare Map Collection at the Hargrett Library
The Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library at the University of Georgia maintains a collection of about 800 historical maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the sixteenth century through the early twentieth century.

Tiger Map Server
You can type in the city and state, pick options and zoom in or out. Shows excellent legends for roads, streams, lakes, parks and more.

Find instant driving directions to get from Point A to Point B, from our database of over 150,000 towns and cities in the continental USA, Canada and Mexico!

U.S. Gazetteer
This gazetteer is used to identify places to view with a Map and the 1990 Census Lookup. You can search for a place by entering the name and state or zip code.

Free US State Highway Maps

US State Home Pages

Virtual Tourist World Map

Washington DC Area Multi-Scale Map
It allows you to select the part of DC you want to see as a map.

World Atlas and Maps
This world atlas includes an alphabetical list of countries and continents (below) or countries organized by continent and region. This atlas also includes maps and geographical information for U.S. states and territories, major world cities and oceans.

World Wide City Maps

USGS Mapping Information
You can search for any named location, including geographical features such as rivers.

Xerox World Map Viewer
Zoom in anywhere in the World

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