100 Things to Do with Google Maps Mashups -- find a wifi hotspot or a
public toilet, find big box construction or map US zip code boundaries and much
more. a great site!
Digital Library Gazetteer--maps, including earthquake features
to political areas, and more. Scroll down the page.
full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and
statistics on countries of the world.
Maps-- The car rental company gives you state and city road
Landform Atlas of the United States
-- includes relief and elevation maps, satellite maps and
historical maps of the 50 states.
Factbook -- this has extensive profiles of every country.
-- how to cite a map in a paper or project.
Studies and Area Handbooks:
of State Background Notes
Map Libraries--a good set of links to map collections.
-- "provides in-depth information about
more than 46,000 communities around the country, from Manhattan to Los Angeles,
Pottstown to Podunk. Our listings also include geocoded information about
thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and other places
across America." Latitude and longitude also.
States -- lots of info about each of the fifty states, like
flags, birds, state songs, maps, economic information, etc.
Arrivals--and departures, delays and cancellations.
Realtime updates for over 40 airports in the U.S. and Canada .
Travel Resources-- the king of travel publishers gives you
hotel and restaurant guides here, and a few other goodies.
Name Information System--type in a name of an American town or
feature (mountain, river, etc.) and it will locate it by state and
county and give you latitude and longitude.
excellent guide from the Mining Company
- Green Map
System -- "locally created maps that chart the natural and cultural
environment. Using adaptable tools and a shared visual language of Green Map
Icons to highlight green living resources"
Maps -- from the David Rumsey Collection, includes 10 historic
maps of Iowa.
database of over 16 million businesses. search by name or type of
International Calling: -- country codes, area codes, phone books
Country Codes--what the 2-letter country codes in domain names
Planet: Destinations -- One of the best and most
down-to-earth sources of information from costs to history; it covers
countries not covered well elsewhere.
Blast -- Fill in the form with the name of a town, state, zip
code, and it will show you a map of the town, with buttons for moving
all directions and zooming in or out; if you fill in a specific
address, it will pinpoint that address on the map.
-- easier to print off from this one!
Tech -- gives exact latitude and longitude not only of towns,
but exact points on the map. It also gives topographical, nautical and
aeronautic maps. An excellent site!
of India -- rail, road, wildlife, cultural, states and more...
on Us--according to Yahoo! Internet Life, this performed best
of all the trip calculators in figuring both long and short distance
driving directions. Free with registration.
Travel Health--specific preventative recommendations, up-to-date
reports on emerging diseases, embassy information, traffic and crime
conditions for every country.
Report on the Best Cities for You--Use Money Magazine's search
formula and data to rank the best cities on the criteria that matter
most to you.
Scenic Byways Online
Bookmarks--a wonderful collection of map links and information
City Sites -- U.S. and international.
America--Select the state you'll be traveling in and find out
what roadside attractions you can see along the way
-- provides topographical maps of any part of the United States
Climate Data-- For many U.S. cities, yearly and monthly
averages of rainfall, snow, temperatures, in chart form.
Gazetteer of Place Name
Military Academy Map Library -- historical atlases and maps of
American wars and battles from colonial wars to the Gulf War.
interactive atlas that also tells you about time zones and public
holidays for the various countries.
Time Server -- click on the country name on the left side, and
the current time, date, and a map of the country will appear on the
Code LookUp--official from the US Post Office. You can also
look up postal abbreviations.