Geography Resources

Map Machine
This site offers maps, flags, facts, and profiles for the countries of the world and the U.S. states.

Subject: Geography--Maps & Atlases

Mapping History
This site is an historical and cultural atlas resource providing maps of Africa, Europe, North and South America in subjects such as: Natural Resources & Trade, the Ancient Near East, Classical Greece, the Hellenistic World & Roman Republic & Early Medieval. Shockwave plug-in required for some maps.

Subject: Geography--Maps & Atlases

Nation Master 
Compare nations of the world. Provides data from "the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD. Generate maps, graphs, and statistics.

Subject: Geography; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Geography

Places of a Lifetime, Places, Travel, Tips, Photography - National Geographic 
Essays and information on popular travel destinations around the world. Each city feature includes articles written by "a recognized authority on the city", pictures, travel tips, links, and recommended books. Browse places alphabetically, or by continent, region, country, and city. Includes a section on U.S. National Parks.

Subject: Geography; Travel & Tourism

United Nations Cartographic Section 
An online collection of maps held and produced by the United Nations. Both general and peacekeeping maps are available, along with other geographical resources. Maps can be viewed by country, region, or mission.

Subject: Geography--Maps & Atlases