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Title: Atlas of Canada Site Map

Provider: Natural Resources Canada

Subject Heading/s: Canada--Maps.

LC Class: G1115

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "The five printed edition of the atlas are collections of maps, graphs and tables on paper that provide an overview of the geography of Canada and reflect the state of knowledge and concerns of the nation at a given time. The sixth edition represents a departure from the paper atlas to data access and analysis that goes far beyond the maps themselves."

Last visited 6/17/04


Title: Atlas of Canada Site Map

Provider: Natural Resources Canada

Subject Heading/s: Canada--Maps.

LC Class: G1115

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "The five printed edition of the atlas are collections of maps, graphs and tables on paper that provide an overview of the geography of Canada and reflect the state of knowledge and concerns of the nation at a given time. The sixth edition represents a departure from the paper atlas to data access and analysis that goes far beyond the maps themselves."

Last visited 6/17/04


Title: Atlas of English History

Provider: Gardiner's Atlas

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain-History

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: 88 pages of maps from A School Atlas of English History ed. by Samuel Rawson Gardiner, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892.

Updated 10/5/2007


Title: Atlas of English History

Provider: Gardiner's Atlas

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain-History

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: 88 pages of maps from A School Atlas of English History ed. by Samuel Rawson Gardiner, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892.

Updated 10/5/2007


Title: Blank & Outline Maps

Provider: about.com

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Outline maps for countries and U.S. states.


Title: Blank & Outline Maps

Provider: about.com

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Outline maps for countries and U.S. states.


Title: Cold Regions Bibliography

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Antarctica; Arctic regions

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Citations and abstracts from over 200,000 publications dating from the 1950s compiled by the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.


Title: Cold Regions Bibliography

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Antarctica; Arctic regions

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Citations and abstracts from over 200,000 publications dating from the 1950s compiled by the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.


Title: Columbia Gazetteer of North America

Provider: Bartleby.com

Subject Heading/s: Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "With 50,000 entries, the Gazetteer covers every incorporated place and county in the United States, along with several thousand unincorporated places, special-purpose sites, and physical features, as well as Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean."


Title: Columbia Gazetteer of North America

Provider: Bartleby.com

Subject Heading/s: Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "With 50,000 entries, the Gazetteer covers every incorporated place and county in the United States, along with several thousand unincorporated places, special-purpose sites, and physical features, as well as Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean."


Title: Countries A-Z

Provider: Atlapedia

Subject Heading/s: Geography, History, Economics, Demography

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Countries A-Z, provides facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, etc. .


Title: Countries A-Z

Provider: Atlapedia

Subject Heading/s: Geography, History, Economics, Demography

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: Countries A-Z, provides facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, etc. .


Title: Country Briefings

Provider: Economist

Subject Heading/s: Economics, Politics and government, Demography

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Recent information on the economy and politics of the countries of the world from The Economist.


Title: Country Briefings

Provider: Economist

Subject Heading/s: Economics, Politics and government, Demography

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Recent information on the economy and politics of the countries of the world from The Economist.


Title: Development Data

Provider: World Bank

Subject Heading/s: Statistics; Economic indicators; Social indicators; Quality of life

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Databases

Description: Economic, education, environmental, political, and population data from the World Bank is arranged both by country or region, and by topic. Some maps are also available.


Title: Development Data

Provider: World Bank

Subject Heading/s: Statistics; Economic indicators; Social indicators; Quality of life

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Databases

Description: Economic, education, environmental, political, and population data from the World Bank is arranged both by country or region, and by topic. Some maps are also available.


Title: Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, and Remote Sensing

Provider: UC Berkeley Library

Subject Heading/s: Geographic information systems; Cartography; Remote sensing

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "This dictionary decodes abbreviations and acronyms found in various publications including maps and websites. These abbreviations or acronyms, therefore, are not necessarily authoritative or standardized in format or content."


Title: Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, and Remote Sensing

Provider: UC Berkeley Library

Subject Heading/s: Geographic information systems; Cartography; Remote sensing

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "This dictionary decodes abbreviations and acronyms found in various publications including maps and websites. These abbreviations or acronyms, therefore, are not necessarily authoritative or standardized in format or content."


Title: Facts about Canada

Provider: Natural Resources Canada

Subject Heading/s: Canada--Geography; Canada--Description and travel

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Data on: Fresh Water Drainage Basins, Lakes, Rivers, Shorelines of the Great Lakes, Land and Freshwater Areas, Waterfalls, Islands, Coastline, Bathymetric Areas, Tides, Glaciers, Mountains and Other Heights, and National Parks and Reserves.


Title: Facts about Canada

Provider: Natural Resources Canada

Subject Heading/s: Canada--Geography; Canada--Description and travel

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Data on: Fresh Water Drainage Basins, Lakes, Rivers, Shorelines of the Great Lakes, Land and Freshwater Areas, Waterfalls, Islands, Coastline, Bathymetric Areas, Tides, Glaciers, Mountains and Other Heights, and National Parks and Reserves.


Title: Geography and Environment Timeline

Provider: GEsource

Subject Heading/s: Historical geography; Historical geology; Environmental geography.

LC Class: G141

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "A look at significant dates and events that have shaped the geographical world, from the formation of the Earth to the present day. This section is divided into a number of key areas. "

An interactive timeline with links to Web sites and documents giving more information on many of the topics.


Title: Geography and Environment Timeline

Provider: GEsource

Subject Heading/s: Historical geography; Historical geology; Environmental geography.

LC Class: G141

Reference Category: Chronologies

Description: "A look at significant dates and events that have shaped the geographical world, from the formation of the Earth to the present day. This section is divided into a number of key areas. "

An interactive timeline with links to Web sites and documents giving more information on many of the topics.


Title: Geography Glossary

Provider: about.com

Subject Heading/s: Geography

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: About.com and Matt T. Rosenberg, geographer and the author of The Handy Geography Answer Book, provide over 100 definitions; links to longer definitions take you to separate pages.


Title: Geography Glossary

Provider: about.com

Subject Heading/s: Geography

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: About.com and Matt T. Rosenberg, geographer and the author of The Handy Geography Answer Book, provide over 100 definitions; links to longer definitions take you to separate pages.


Title: Get-a-map

Provider: UK Ordnance Survey

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--Maps.

LC Class: G5700

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "Welcome to Get-a-map, your free improved mapping service from Ordnance Survey. You can search for maps anywhere in the UK simply by entering the place name, full postcode or National Grid reference."


Title: Get-a-map

Provider: UK Ordnance Survey

Subject Heading/s: Great Britain--Maps.

LC Class: G5700

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "Welcome to Get-a-map, your free improved mapping service from Ordnance Survey. You can search for maps anywhere in the UK simply by entering the place name, full postcode or National Grid reference."


Title: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Provider: J. Paul Getty Trust

Subject Heading/s: Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Linked to the record for the place are names, a "parent" or position in the hierarchy, other relationships, geographic coordinates, notes, sources for the data, and "place types," which are terms describing the role of the place (e.g., "inhabited place" and "state capital"). Names for any place can include the vernacular, English, other languages, historical names, natural order, and inverted order. Among these names, one is flagged as the preferred name, or "descriptor." "Taxonomy" might better describe this gazetteer.


Title: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Provider: J. Paul Getty Trust

Subject Heading/s: Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "Linked to the record for the place are names, a "parent" or position in the hierarchy, other relationships, geographic coordinates, notes, sources for the data, and "place types," which are terms describing the role of the place (e.g., "inhabited place" and "state capital"). Names for any place can include the vernacular, English, other languages, historical names, natural order, and inverted order. Among these names, one is flagged as the preferred name, or "descriptor." "Taxonomy" might better describe this gazetteer.


Title: GIS Dictionary

Provider: Department of Geography at the University of Edinburgh

Subject Heading/s: Geographic information systems

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Geographical Information System terms are defined and references cited in this interactive dictionary from the Department of Geography at the University of Edinburgh.


Title: GIS Dictionary

Provider: Department of Geography at the University of Edinburgh

Subject Heading/s: Geographic information systems

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Geographical Information System terms are defined and references cited in this interactive dictionary from the Department of Geography at the University of Edinburgh.


Title: Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century

Provider: Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century

Subject Heading/s: History, Modern

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Nicely drawn Web maps by Matthew White, for whom cartography is evidently an avocation.


Title: Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century

Provider: Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century

Subject Heading/s: History, Modern

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Nicely drawn Web maps by Matthew White, for whom cartography is evidently an avocation.


Title: Infoplease World Atlas

Provider: Information Please

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Political maps include major cities, but no local (county) divisions. U.S. maps have major highways


Title: Infoplease World Atlas

Provider: Information Please

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Political maps include major cities, but no local (county) divisions. U.S. maps have major highways


Title: Interactive Ancient Mediterranean

Provider: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Subject Heading/s: Mediterranean Region; Great Britain, Ireland; France

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Maps are excellent, but not interactive and some modern maps are included. In addition to Mediterranean countries, there are maps of Great Britain, Ireland, and Northern Gaul.


Title: Interactive Ancient Mediterranean

Provider: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Subject Heading/s: Mediterranean Region; Great Britain, Ireland; France

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Maps are excellent, but not interactive and some modern maps are included. In addition to Mediterranean countries, there are maps of Great Britain, Ireland, and Northern Gaul.


Title: Map Center

Provider: MSN

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: This world atlas may be searched by using globe links or a drop down menu. Maps can be zoomed to see localities and have both political and geographical information.


Title: Map Center

Provider: MSN

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: This world atlas may be searched by using globe links or a drop down menu. Maps can be zoomed to see localities and have both political and geographical information.


Title: Map Collections

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Maps are mostly historical, some dating back to the 16th century. Maps are keyword searchable and also divided in subject categories: Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Discovery and Exploration, General Maps, Cultural Landscapes, Military Battles and Campaigns, Transportation and Communication.


Title: Map Collections

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Maps are mostly historical, some dating back to the 16th century. Maps are keyword searchable and also divided in subject categories: Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Discovery and Exploration, General Maps, Cultural Landscapes, Military Battles and Campaigns, Transportation and Communication.


Title: Maps and Geographic Information Resources

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: The UN's Cartographic section has hundreds of recent maps for 2nd & 3rd world countries, peacekeeping maps, and of the world in 1945.

Updated 4/12/2009


Title: Maps and Geographic Information Resources

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: The UN's Cartographic section has hundreds of recent maps for 2nd & 3rd world countries, peacekeeping maps, and of the world in 1945.

Updated 4/12/2009


Title: Maptech Mapserver

Provider: Maptech

Subject Heading/s: Topographic maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Access to USGS topo maps, NOAA nautical charts, etc.


Title: Maptech Mapserver

Provider: Maptech

Subject Heading/s: Topographic maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Access to USGS topo maps, NOAA nautical charts, etc.


Title: Merriam-Webster Geography

Provider: Merriam-Webster

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: A collection of political maps and brief information for the countries of the world and U.S. states.


Title: Merriam-Webster Geography

Provider: Merriam-Webster

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: A collection of political maps and brief information for the countries of the world and U.S. states.


Title: Merriam-Webster's Atlas

Provider: Merriam-Webster

Subject Heading/s: Maps; Flags

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Rather small political maps with accompanying information about the country or U.S. state. A unique feature is the flag of the government in color with a brief history.


Title: Merriam-Webster's Atlas

Provider: Merriam-Webster

Subject Heading/s: Maps; Flags

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Rather small political maps with accompanying information about the country or U.S. state. A unique feature is the flag of the government in color with a brief history.


Title: Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

Provider: University of Texas Libraries

Subject Heading/s: United States-Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "This site acts as a historical collection as well as a current collection. For example, we archive multiple editions of maps published by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. These older editions are of interest to researchers, and are not available anywhere else online. We provide new non-copyrighted maps as they are made available to us, primarily by the U.S. Government. This is a non-commercial site which is dependent upon the availability of non-copyrighted material for our electronic map collection."

One of the best collections of maps on the 'Net.


Title: Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

Provider: University of Texas Libraries

Subject Heading/s: United States-Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "This site acts as a historical collection as well as a current collection. For example, we archive multiple editions of maps published by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. These older editions are of interest to researchers, and are not available anywhere else online. We provide new non-copyrighted maps as they are made available to us, primarily by the U.S. Government. This is a non-commercial site which is dependent upon the availability of non-copyrighted material for our electronic map collection."

One of the best collections of maps on the 'Net.


Title: PlacesNamed.com

Provider: PlacesNamed.com

Subject Heading/s: United States--Gazetteers.

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A gazetteer of U.S. place names. Entries include geograhical coordinates, the county/state to which the place belongs, and postal code.


Title: PlacesNamed.com

Provider: PlacesNamed.com

Subject Heading/s: United States--Gazetteers.

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: A gazetteer of U.S. place names. Entries include geograhical coordinates, the county/state to which the place belongs, and postal code.


Title: TerraServer

Provider: Microsoft Corporation

Subject Heading/s: United States--Maps

LC Class: G1200

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "TerraServer contains 3.3 tera-bytes of high resolution USGS aerial imagery and USGS topographic maps. You can locate imagery by clicking on the map above, entering a city or town name in the "Search TerraServer" form at the top of the page, or entering a U.S. street address. Click on Advanced Find to see other methods for searching our imagery database.

Below are sample thumb-nail images of famous places contained in the TerraServer database. Click on a thumb-nail image to see a famous place or click on more famous places to see a complete the complete list images of famous sites."


Title: TerraServer

Provider: Microsoft Corporation

Subject Heading/s: United States--Maps

LC Class: G1200

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: "TerraServer contains 3.3 tera-bytes of high resolution USGS aerial imagery and USGS topographic maps. You can locate imagery by clicking on the map above, entering a city or town name in the "Search TerraServer" form at the top of the page, or entering a U.S. street address. Click on Advanced Find to see other methods for searching our imagery database.

Below are sample thumb-nail images of famous places contained in the TerraServer database. Click on a thumb-nail image to see a famous place or click on more famous places to see a complete the complete list images of famous sites."


Title: TopoZone

Provider: TopoZone

Subject Heading/s: United States--Maps, Topographic

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Every USGS 1:100,000, 1:25,000, and 1:24,000 scale topographical map for the entire United States. Search by place name.


Title: TopoZone

Provider: TopoZone

Subject Heading/s: United States--Maps, Topographic

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Every USGS 1:100,000, 1:25,000, and 1:24,000 scale topographical map for the entire United States. Search by place name.


Title: U.S. Gazetteer

Provider: U.S. Census Bureau

Subject Heading/s: United States-Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Find basic information about a place, map it, and connect to decennial census data. Include ZIP for towns for best results.


Title: U.S. Gazetteer

Provider: U.S. Census Bureau

Subject Heading/s: United States-Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Find basic information about a place, map it, and connect to decennial census data. Include ZIP for towns for best results.


Title: World Atlas: Map Index

Provider: MapQuest

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Physical maps for countries plus U.S. states and Canadian Provinces. Accompaning each map are Quick Facts on the geography, economy, population, etc. of the area.


Title: World Atlas: Map Index

Provider: MapQuest

Subject Heading/s: Maps

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Atlases

Description: Physical maps for countries plus U.S. states and Canadian Provinces. Accompaning each map are Quick Facts on the geography, economy, population, etc. of the area.


Title: World Factbook

Provider: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

Subject Heading/s: Statistics; Economic indicators; Social indicators; Quality of life

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An overview of countries presented by the CIA as a result of their effort to gather more comprehensive basic intelligence in the postwar world. Profile headings include introduction, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.


Title: World Factbook

Provider: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

Subject Heading/s: Statistics; Economic indicators; Social indicators; Quality of life

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: An overview of countries presented by the CIA as a result of their effort to gather more comprehensive basic intelligence in the postwar world. Profile headings include introduction, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.


Title: World Gazetteer

Provider: World Gazetteer

Subject Heading/s: Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Population data is in thousands. Links at the bottom of each results page for additional geographic information. © by Stefan Helders www.world-gazetteer.com.


Title: World Gazetteer

Provider: World Gazetteer

Subject Heading/s: Gazetteers

LC Class: G

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Population data is in thousands. Links at the bottom of each results page for additional geographic information. © by Stefan Helders www.world-gazetteer.com.