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BUBL LINK: Geography links
Categorizes Internet links related to geography in the following areas: general resources, data sets, departments, journals, societies, etc. Sites providing travelling information are divided into regions.
(Added: 4-Dec-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 7)
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Over 3,000 images of cartographic materials have been made available on the Internet using cutting-edge technology. The collection focuses on 18th and 19th century American, but does have some maps on other parts of the world, e.g. China, Japan, etc. Users can search using a robust search engine, zoom in to see the smallest details of the map, and access other related materials.
(Added: 14-Jan-2002 / Hits [2013- ]: 5)
Offers a wealth of information, including a geology dictionary, maps of over 100 countries and 250 U.S. states, hundreds of satellite images, news, etc. Published by a professional geologist.
(Added: 18-Dec-2006 / Hits [2013- ]: 7)
Provides an extensive categorised subject gateway to relevant Web pages for geographers, planners, geoscientists and environmental scientists. Links
listed under Academic Subjects, Countries & Regions, International Organizations are quite comprehensive. Over 1,000 journals are linked in the category: Journals by Subject. Some of them are full-text.
(Added: 11-Jan-2000 / Hits [2013- ]: 5)
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
The first automated source of hierarchically arranged geographic data that is global in scope. The TGN comprises records for approximately 900,000 places. It provides vernacular, English, and historical names, as well as additional information about the places.
(Added: 16-Oct-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 6)
National Climatic Data Center
Included are data sets that track historical climate data throughout the U.S. and on global hazards. The “In the Spotlight” area features more recent thematic collections, e.g. information on the weather at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, summaries of the storm meteorology of Hurricane Katrina.
(Added: 12-Apr-2006 / Hits [2013- ]: 6)
This site from National Geographic offers a wide variety of materials including National Geographic's Photography, National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic News, Environment, Travel, Adventure, Kids, and the National Geographic Channel. A simple search engine is also available.
(Added: 28-Jul-2010 / Hits [2013- ]: 8)
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
Provides the images of more than 2,100 maps from University of Texas's map collection. There is good coverage of the world, some 700 maps of the U.S., and many historical maps.
(Added: 15-May-1998 / Hits [2013- ]: 6)
Resources for Geographers
Provides rich sources of information for geographers, such as online
journals, professional associations, research organizations, map
collections, educational resources, software, and miscellaneous related
(Added: 18-Jun-2002 / Hits [2013- ]: 6)
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