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  • NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) Geographic Names Server the official repository of standard spellings of all foreign place names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The database also contains variant spellings (cross references) which are useful for searching purposes. All the geographic features in the database contain information about location, administrative division, and quality. The database can be used for a variety of purposes, including establishing official spellings of foreign place names, cartography, GIS, GEOINT and finding places. The database serves as an online gazetteer and is also helpful for genealogists. (FGI)
  • All the Worlds Maps National maps and information on embassies. (LII)
  • The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 From the Library of Congress.
  • Blank and Outline Maps print out a blank map. (LII)
  • Civil War Maps from the Library of Congress.
  • Daily Maps from National Geographic Browse through history using our daily maps of historical news events and milestones. Navigate the map using our zoom tool. (FGI)
  • David Rumsey Map Collection ...focus mainly on 18th and 19th century North and South American cartographic materials.
  • United States National Seismic Hazard Maps Many persons are interested in seismic hazard maps, including geologists, everyday citizens, and persons working in the insurance and actuarial fields. This site will be of great interest to all of those persons, as it contains the national seismic hazard maps created by the United States Geological Survey. User can view the latest series of maps via their homepage, and then proceed to look over their on-line web tools that will allow individuals to assess which sources might pose the greatest hazard in a given region of the country. Along the left-hand side of the homepage, visitors will find handy resources that include Earthquake Hazards 101 and detailed hazard maps of urban areas. Additionally, the site also includes maps which predict the median level of ground shaking from a particular scenario event and a series of maps which forecast the likelihood of an earthquake rupture occurring during an interval of time in the future. (SR)
  • GeoData.gov This site is a geographic information system (GIS) portal, also known as the Geospatial One-Stop, designed to facilitate communication and sharing of geographic data and resources to enhance government efficiency and improve citizen services. Search for federal, state, and local geographic data, maps (such as of transportation and natural hazards), and statistics. Also includes discussions of key resources for topics such as atmosphere and climate, business, and human health. Part of USA.gov. (LII)
  • Driving Directions
    • Expedia
    • Google Maps
    • Map Michigan offers a variety of geographic search options. Information that can be displayed ranges from specified addresses, planning a route, street intersections, coordinates, zip codes, points of interest and specialized maps. Points of Interest maps are user-specified features, such as business services, education locations, governmental facilities, travel and recreation locations, and more. Specialized maps consist of items such as schools, boat launches and waterfalls.
    • MapQuest
    • Bing Maps/mapblast
    • AAA TripTik online mapping tool from AAA. Includes gas prices and locations for about 100,000 places in the US (RB)
    • YahooMaps
  • Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative (ECAI)This site features cartographic tools for visualizing and analyzing historical and cultural phenomena. Users may create maps based on a theme, era and region. The Projects section provides examples, and the Participating section provides instructions. Also includes information about the underlying technology. Note: Access to some datasets requires a password. Sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley. (LII)
  • Electronic Map Library a collection of atlases. (LII)
  • FEMA Flood Maps This site also has other information for homeowners regarding disasters. (RT)
  • Atlas of the German Empire covers the German Empire and the bordering portions of present-day Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, and Switzerland. Originally published in 1883. (LII)
  • Geospatial Platform provides shared and trusted geospatial data, services, and applications for use by government agencies, their partners and the public
  • Global Positioning System how the gps works. (LII)
  • Historical Maps Online from the University of Illinois Library ... one of the better ones available for researchers and the inquisitive public. (SR)
  • Japanese Historical Maps from the East Asian Library at UC Berkeley (SR)
  • Map-a-Planet created and maintained by the United States Geological Survey's Astrogeology Research Program, visitors will be able create (and download) customizable maps of planets such as Mars and Venus, along with prominent moons such as Callisto (the second largest moon of Jupiter) and Ganymede, which is Jupiter's largest moon. (SR)
  • Map Quest
  • Map Collections 1500-2004. From the Library of Congress (RT)
  • Michigan Map Gallery many maps produced by and for various Michgian State agencies. (RT)
  • Michigan and United States Map Links
  • Map Michigan
  • The Archives of Michigan announced that the original survey maps of Michigan’s 1,400 individual township parcels have been scanned and are now available to search, browse and print at http://seekingmichigan.org/discover/surveyor-plat-maps .
  • National Geographic Map Machine
  • USGS National Geologic Map Database (LII)
  • National Parks Maps From the American Memory Project of the Library of Congress.
  • Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe consists of maps depicting with accuracy the states of this continent every first day of each centennial year from AD 1 to AD 1700. (SR)
  • Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection This site has over 2400 political, physical, topographical, economic, relief, and historic maps for the world.
  • Maps of the Pimeria: Early Cartography of the Southwest From the University of Arizona. (SR)
  • Michigan Wildlife Habitat Maps Available online courtesy of the Gap Analysis Program (RT)
  • The Rochambeau Map Collection contains maps collected and used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau during the American Revolution. (SR)
  • National Atlas.gov Maps of America are what you'll find and make on nationalatlas.gov™. Maps of innovation and vision that illustrate our changing Nation. Maps that capture and depict the patterns, conditions, and trends of American life. Maps that supplement interesting articles. Maps that tell their own stories. Maps that cover all of the United States or just your area of interest. Maps that are accurate and reliable from more than 20 Federal organizations. Maps about America's people, heritage, and resources. Maps that will help you, your children, your colleagues, and your friends understand the United States and its place in the world. (FGI)
  • TerraFly Simply enter an address, and our system will put you at the controls of a bird's view aerial imagery to explore your digital earth. You can also get lots of local date like Census info, hotels, airports, grocery stores... (FGI)
  • Terraserver Aerial views of the US and some parts of the world.
  • TopoZone access to topographical maps of the United States for professional and recreational map users. (LII)
  • Topographic Map Symbols
  • Topographic Maps from the United States Geological Survey. The USGS has launched the new USGS Map Locator and Downloader, a Web tool designed to deliver topographic maps easier, faster and less expensively than before. Click on the Maps link on the left hand side of the page.
  • United Nations Cartographics Section [.pdf] Two primary map collections are offered at the site in .pdf format: general maps (over 100) and deployment maps of peace keeping missions.
  • Early Washington Maps: A Digital Collection Maps of early Washington State. (SR)
  • World Gazetteer information on cities and towns around the world.
  • Worldmapper: The World as You've Never Seen It Before This site features cartograms, maps showing global regions re-sized according to the subject of interest. Some of the many map subjects include births, total population, children, elderly, refugees, immigrants, tourism, transportation, and imports and exports. Maps are available in a printable poster format, and are accompanied by explanatory text and data files. A collaboration among the University of Sheffield (England), University of Michigan, and other groups. (LII)
  • Yale University Library: The Map Collection Traveling from the world of New Haven in 1886 to early cartographic interpretations of the coast of West Africa has never been easier with this lovely site created by the Yale University Map Library. Like many large universities, Yale has a wide-ranging map collection that spans centuries and continents. First-time visitors to the site can browse through sections that include Maps of the World, Maps of the Western Hemisphere, Maps of North America, Maps Relating to the Silk Road, and Maps of Africa. Each section contains anywhere from ten to thirty maps, and visitors browsing through with Internet Explorer or Safari can take advantage of the LizardTech ExpressView plugin for detailed viewing. The site is rounded out with contact information for those seeking additional information about the collection. (SR)