Refdesk Home
Home
[ Search Net ] [ Facts Subject Index ] [ Facts Encyclopedia ] [ Newspapers USA/World ] [ Report Broken Links ]
[ Fast Facts ] [ First Things First ] [ Quick Reference ] [ Site Map ] [ Privacy ] [ Contact Us ] [ ]


MY FACTS PAGE
ATLAS AND MAPS

  1. Area Code Map - Map of telephone area codes.
  2. AnyPlaceAmerica.com - "Topographic maps and photos of over 1.25 million water, land and man-made landmarks in the United States."
  3. Atlapedia Online - key information on every country of the world.
  4. Atlas of Canada
  5. FreeTrip.com - "Create GREAT road trips throughout the USA and Canada! This easy-to-use trip and tour planner produces PERSONALIZED itineraries that display the things YOU want to see along the way!"
  6. Berkeley Earth Sciences & Map Libraries
  7. Bing Maps - "Maps of the world, street map search, route planner, directions and traffic, satellite and aerial images, birds eye view, yellow pages, 3D cities, white pages, and more."
  8. CIA World Fact Book - Countries described in terms of geography, language, climate, economy, etc.
  9. Color Landform Atlas of the United States
  10. EarthMaps by Delorme - can search by zip code, street address, area code or exchange and by longitude and latitude.
  11. Earth Viewer - Displays Day and Night Regions in Real Time
  12. Earthquakes - Latest earthquake information from the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program.
  13. Fast Company: 12 maps that tell the extraordinary story of 2018 - To mark the end of an extraordinary year, they compiled a list of some of the most compelling maps they've shared on Fast Company over the last 12 months. Most of these came from Esri, a spatial analytics company whose mapping software is used throughout the private and public sectors. The images in this link are just screen grabs, but you can click the links to find the corresponding interactive maps.
  14. EPIC :: DSCOVR Satellite ImagesDaily natural color imagery of Earth from the EPIC camera onboard the DSCOVR spacecraft.
  15. Geostationary Satellite Server - real-time satellite images provide a view from above.
  16. Google Maps - an online service that allows users in the U.S. to find location information, navigate through maps, and get directions quickly and easily. Features include: Draggable maps, Integrated Local search results, and Turn-by-turn directions.
  17. HomeTownLocator Gazetteer - Site contains data for 1.8 million physical and cultural features, US census information for 98,000 local areas and distance calculations for 177,000 populated places. Links to aerial photos, regional, local and topographical maps.
  18. How Far Is It?
  19. Internet Map Resources - Site by the Univ. of Texas Library presents an extensive collection of maps resources available on the Internet. Categories include: Cartograhic Reference, City Map Sites, Country Map Sites, Historical Map Sites, State and Weather Map Sites.
  20. Latitude & Longitude of any US City
  21. Latitude & Longitude of World Cities
  22. Map Collections: 1500 - 2004 - Site contains the largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world with collections numbering over 4.5 million maps including 60,000 atlases, 6,000 reference works, numerous globes and plastic relief models, and a large number of cartographic materials in other formats, including electronic.
  23. Maps.com
  24. MapQuest
  25. Merriam-Webster's Atlas - maps of countries and US States
  26. National Atlas of Canada - Learn about Canada's geography through texts and maps; access datasets; use an interactive mapping tool; try the quiz and consult teaching resources section.
  27. National Atlas of Sweden
  28. National Atlas of the United States - You've seen other atlases. They're typically big books of paper maps. The pages in this atlas are here on the Internet whenever you need them. This is a new portrayal of America in maps. You've found the single best Federal source for national maps and geographic information on the Web.
  29. National Geographic Map Machine - "Locate nearly any place on Earth, search and print historical, weather, and population maps, and more with our dynamic atlas."
  30. National Geographic: This map shows where on Earth humans aren’t - A newly created map reveals the “wildest” places on Earth—places where humans have the lowest impact. The findings could be used to support the push to set aside half of Earth for nature.
  31. Office of Geographic Information Services - Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation.
  32. onX Maps - "OnX Is Home to the #1 Hunting, Mapping, Wind & Weather Tool Used by Millions On & Offline."
  33. OldMapsOnline - The easy-to-use getaway to historical maps in libraries around the world indexes over 400.000 maps.
  34. OpenStreetMap.org - "OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license."
  35. Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection - At this comprehensive site, you will find many different types of maps along with links to related maps all over the Internet. Available sections include: country maps, city maps, detailed maps, thematic maps, historical maps, country and thematic maps on other web sites.
  36. Quick Maps of the World
  37. Rare Map Collection - a collection of about 800 historical maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the sixteenth century through the early twentieth century.
  38. Reference Maps - Locate states, counties, urban areas, school districts, places, zip codes, census tracts, census blocks, and other Census geographies.
  39. Road Construction - Rand McNally - Rand McNally gathers information from all 50 United States and some Canadian providences and updates its database once a month. You can search by state, road name, or construction start and ending date.
  40. Ryhiner Project, The - more than 15,000 maps, charts, plans and views from the 16th to the 18th century, covering the whole globe
  41. TerraFly: Virtual 'Fly' Over the Entire U.S. - This site by the School of Computer Science at Florida International University, allows users to view Geographic Information Systems images either by place (longitude/latitude) or street address. A unique feature of this service allows users to view the images continuously and seamlessly, giving the user a feeling of 'flying over' the photographed land areas.
  42. Thematic Maps - View census data in graphical format for all geographies from the nation to individual Census blocks. Data are available for Census 2000, the 1990 Census, the 1997 Economic Census, and 2001 Population Estimates.
  43. TIGER Mapping Service - U.S. Bureau of the Census.
  44. The New York Times: The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America - "Transportation is the largest source of planet-warming greenhouse gases in the United States today and the bulk of those emissions come from driving in our cities and suburbs."
  45. Trailforks.com - "World's largest mountain biking trail database and management system for trail associations, builders and riders."
  46. UK Street Map Page - This site provides address searching and street map facilities for the whole of mainland Britain.
  47. U.S. Address Lookup - Using this site you can verify any U.S. address and get information on the county, time zone, house of representative member, latitude, longitude, income, home prices and more.
  48. U.S. Geological Survey Home Page
  49. United States Geological Survey: National Map - As one of the cornerstones of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Geospatial Program, The National Map is a collaborative effort among the USGS and other Federal, State, and local partners to improve and deliver topographic information for the Nation. It has many uses ranging from recreation to scientific analysis to emergency response.
  50. Vox: The risk of lead poisoning isn't just in Flint. So we mapped the risk in every neighborhood in America - "Neighborhoods where kids face the highest risk of lead poisoning exist all across America.
  51. WorldAtlas.com - comprehensive world atlas and geography info site.
  52. World Wide City Maps
  53. Yahoo! Maps - "Yahoo! Maps, Driving Directions, Satellite View and Traffic. Rated the best online mapping experience."
  54. Zoom Into Maps - Maps help us make sense of our world. This Library of Congress site explores maps and how they are used, with sectionsfor local geography, exploration and discovery, migration and settlement, environmental history, travel and transportation, military, pictorial, and unusual maps.





Refdesk Home
Home
[ Search Net ] [ Facts Subject Index ] [ Facts Encyclopedia ] [ Newspapers USA/World ] [ Report Broken Links ]
[ Fast Facts ] [ First Things First ] [ Quick Reference ] [ Site Map ] [ Privacy ] [ Contact Us ] [ ]