Internet Reference Library


Atlapedia Online

Atlas of the United States


Geographic Names Information System
A gazetteer and more! Retrieves detailed information (if available) about a specific place or point of interest (even libraries and parks) in the U.S., territories, and Antarctica. Includes: Elevation, Population, Description, History Notes, Variant Names, and USGS 7.5' Map Names. Can query by Feature Name, County, State, or Feature Type. And, you can bring up maps from the U.S. Census Bureau's Tiger Mapping Service. From the U.S. Geological Survey. (LII)

Harvard Map Collection: Internet Cartography Links

Map Collections (American Memory, Library of Congress)
"The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection." Topics include cities, towns, conservation, environment, military battles and campaigns, discovery and exploration, cultural landscapes, and more. Searchable and browsable. From the American Memory collection. (LII)

Map Machine (National Geographic)
"Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more. Plus, browse antique maps, find country facts, or plan your next outdoor adventure with our trail maps." From the National Geographic Society. (LII)

An interactive atlas of the world provides mileage, door-to-door or city-to-city directions and street maps, and trip planning information that includes city information, hotels, restaurants, attractions, and weather. Options include routes with no highways and "what's in your neighborhood" mapping. Note: includes a fair amount of related advertising. (LII)

Maps on Us
Mapping and routing service as well as white and yellow pages for the United States. Includes detailed maps and driving directions. If you register (free) it will save your preferences and addresses. From (LII)

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