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Map Related Sites:

(last updated January 22, 2003)

 Online Atlases and Map Collections
 Online Map Generators
 How Maps are Made
 Map Projections
 Cartography Related Sites
 Remote Sensing

Maps and Technology: GIS/GPS Resources


Online Atlases and Map Collections:

National Atlas of the United States
www-atlas.usgs.gov/

National Atlas of Canada
atlas.gc.ca/site/

The Atlas of South Australia
www.atlas.sa.gov.au/

Xpeditions Atlas
www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions

Microsoft Expedia Maps - maps.expedia.com/

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/

World Atlas: Maps and Geography of the World - Matt Rosenberg - about.com
geography.about.com/education/geography/library/maps/blindex.htm?terms=atlas&PM=113_300_T

Finding Places -
geography.about.com/education/geography/msub15.htm

UN Atlas of the Oceans
www.oceansatlas.org

Maps.com atlas
www.maps.com/explore/atlas

Altapedia Online
www.atlapedia.com

Oddens's Bookmarks; The Fascinating World of Maps and Mapping: oddens.geog.uu.nl/index.html

Map Libraries via the Borchert Map Library: www-map.lib.umn.edu/

Map guide - Links to many direct map sites in the world, organized by continent. You can find maps of countries, regions and lots more.
www.algonet.se/~cristar/index.htm

Map links from the BODLEIAN LIBRARY
www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/guides/maps/maplinks.htm

World Time Zone Map - www.worldtimezone.com/

Paris Maps 1716-1887: gopher://gutentag.cc.columbia.edu/11/fun/pictures/art-history/

Thomas R. Smith Map Collection: www.ukans.edu/cwis/units/kulib/maps/library.html

University of Georgia - Hargrett Library Rare Map Collection
www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/maps.html

Relief Web: Map Centre
www.reliefweb.int/mapc/index.html


Online Map Generators:

National Geographic MapMachine--online atlas, street maps
plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/

MapQuest: www.mapquest.com/

Big Book: Look for "Maps" on the lower right: www.bigbook.com

Yahoo: Look for "Maps" near the top: www.yahoo.com


Map Projections

USGS Map Projections Poster
mac.usgs.gov/mac/isb/pubs/MapProjections/projections.html

Map Projections from the U. of Colorado, Boulder
www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraft/notes/mapproj/mapproj.html

Area Accurate Map / The Peters Projection: www.webcom.com/~bright/table.html


How Maps are Made - Cartography

Cartographic Communication website - www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraft/notes/cartocom/cartocom_ftoc.html

TopoZone - www.topozone.com/

Cartography and understanding maps - geography.about.com/education/geography/library/weekly/topicsub1.htm

The History of Cartography Project Madison Wisconsin: feature.geography.wisc.edu/histcart/

Virtual Library - Cartography - geog.gmu.edu/projects/maps/cartogrefs.html

General Map Sites - PCLMC www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/map_sites/map_sites.html

Nerd World
www.nerdworld.com/cgi-bin/page.cgi?cat=1063

Mercator's World
www.mercatormag.com/

Mathematics of Cartography By Cynthia Lanius - math.rice.edu/~lanius/pres/map/

Numerical Cartography Laboratory Home Page at the Department of Geography in the Ohio State University. - ncl.sbs.ohio-state.edu/

Spatial Data Sources - ncl.sbs.ohio-state.edu/5_sdata.html

Academic & Research Home Pages - ncl.sbs.ohio-state.edu/4_homes.html

Map Links: toltec.lib.utk.edu/~cic/cart.htm


Remote Sensing - Aerial and Satellite Photos of Earth

SATELLITES & REMOTE SENSING - geography.about.com/msub22.htm

Photos of Earth from Space - earthrise.sdsc.edu/

TerraServer - terraserver.microsoft.com/

GIS, Remote Sensing, and GPS - geography.about.com/education/geography/library/weekly/topicsub6.htm
gis.about.com/science/gis/cs/remotesensing/index.htm

Earth Viewer: www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

EarthWatch Communications, Inc.: www.earthwatch.com/SKYWATCH/skywatch.html

NOAA satellites: www.websites.noaa.gov/guide/sciences/atmo/satellite.html

Remote sensing links - uggg-pc-s1.uni-geog.gwdg.de/kuf/links-fe.htm

Weather and Remote Sensing Links - virtualtimes.com/redwoodcity/weather/wthrlnks.htm

Visualization of Remote Sensing Data - rsd.gsfc.nasa.gov/rsd/

Radar versus visible-light photography
www.alumni.caltech.edu/~pamlogan/silkroad/sahara.html


Maps and Technology: GIS/GPS Resources