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Reference Resources: Maps And Geography -- Contemporary

Atlas Of Global Development

Third edition (2011) is subtitled A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges, covering "key development indicators, from poverty, population growth, and food production to climate change, foreign direct investment, and international trade." You can preview the table of contents.
A companion resource is the interactive e-Atlas of Global Development.
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Congressional District Maps -- 112th Congress

Printable maps of each district in the 112th Congress (2011-13).
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Encyclopedia Of Geographic Information Science

2007 volume brings together GIS literature that is spread widely across the academic spectrum, offering details about the key foundations, and explore the developing vocabulary that is an amalgam of all of these fields.
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Geo-Data; The World Geographical Encyclopedia

Detailed articles on the physical geography on 192 countries of the world, plus a number of islands and dependencies. Each article includes the following components: basic geography and geology; mountains and hills; inland waterways; cartoast and islands; climate and vegetation; human population; natural resources; further readings.
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Google Local

Interactive maps, with very useful features.
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Internet Catalogue: Maps -- Worldwide

"Maps, spacial data and GIS on the Internet - and how to find them."
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Live Search

Multifaceted tool enables you to search through telephone white pages, yellow pages, images, and generate maps and aerial photographs. And more. See the options "Businesses," "People," and "Maps" at the top of the screen.
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MapQuest

Maps and directions for travel.
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Maporama

Maps and directions for travel, with particularly good coverage of Europe.
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National Geographic MapMachine

Searchable database of digital maps.
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NationalAtlas.gov

A work-in-progress, this new national atlas databases, with various types of maps, incorporates a reange of U.S. Government data -- political, demographic, geological, environmental, etc.
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Oddens' Maps And Atlases

Enormous collection of links to contemporary and historical maps.
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Perry-Castaneda Map Collection

Enormous collection of digitized maps from the University of Texas library, including hundreds of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency maps.
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ReliefWeb Map Centre

Hundreds of recent and specialized maps of countries, regions, or cities of the world in which a natural disaster or other crisis has taken place.
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State Maps

Resources for maps of individual U.S. states.
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TerraServer

Searchable database of aerial/satellite photographs and topographic maps.
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TopoZone

Easy-to-use source for online topographic maps.
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United Nations Cartographic Section

Over 100 high-quality country, regional, and thematic maps.
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Windows Live Local

Maps and directions for travel.
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Yahoo! Maps

Generate maps and driving directions.
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