Location: Library, Mezzanine 105
Mailstop: MS 40002
Atlases and Gazetteers
1895 US Atlas
Scanned maps from a Rand McNally atlas of the world first printed in 1895.
Provides "mean sea surface and gravity anomaly maps of the oceans."
Apollo Image Atlas
"The Apollo Image Atlas is a comprehensive collection of Apollo-Saturn mission photography."
Provides various layers, e.g. Arizona dams, native vegetation, Arizona mines, etc.
"This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program."
"The Cancer Mortality Maps website provides dynamically generated maps for the time period 1950-2004 (1970-2004 only for Blacks)."
Provides links to the Atlas published by the Ut of Austin Bureau of Business Research. Information includes Physical Setting, History, Population, Agriculture, etc.
Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals, and Textures
"part of the "Virtual Geology" Project at the University of North Carolina"
" Each state link brings up a menu of links to maps and other online information about the state. There are two main types of links on each state page: maps and images local to this site, and links to external web sites."
This Atlas "describes the location, the extent, and the geologic and hydrologic characteristics of the important aquifers of the Nation."
"The Historical Atlas of Canada project published three volumes which explored major themes and episodes in the history of Canada using maps, text and graphics. Now, the Online Learning Project makes many of the maps and much of the research data created for the Atlas available online. Interactive mapping lets one actively explore the data and themes presented."
From the Japan Information Network. Covers seven areas of interest: Historical Sights; Architecture; Festivals; Traditional Crafts; Nature; Advanced Technology, and Communities.
National Amphibian Atlas
From the Amphibian Research Monitoring Initiative. Shows the distribution in the United States of frogs, toads, salamanders and newts.
National Atlas of the United States
First published in 1970 and updated in 1997. Online version has interactive maps and downloads.
Maps, news, photography
Ocean Atlas of Hawaii
From the University of Hawaii Department of Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science Technology.
Links to public transportation information worldwide.
Contains four sections: About the Oceans; Uses of the Oceans; Issues; and Geography (this section not yet finished).
World Water and Climate Atlas
Downloadable weather data. Requires registration.
Geographic Names Information System
Find place names and features in the U.S. and its territories as well as Antarctica
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Over 1 million features in this database.
Alexandria Digital Library Gazetteer Server
From Administrative Areas to Woods, over 4 million features may be queried.
Census Bureau's U.S Gazetteer
Search for places, counties and MCD's. Unincorporated place names not included.
Natural Resources Canada GeoNames Query
Also links to specific websites for British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Quebec, and Onatario.
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's GEONet Server: Foreign geographic feature names
This agency was formerly NIMA.
The World Gazetteer
Quick, informative statistics and information about countries of the world. Clickable map here is a nice assist.