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World Atlas and Maps Links
Gheos World Atlas - features
maps of countries, dependencies, oceans, polar areas, appendixes, and
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
- online access to maps covering every area of the world.
Planet Observer - provides
earth satellite pictures and images, real time planet navigation, and
information on image processing and different types of existing satellites.
Arno Peters Projection of the World Map
- provides the history as well as general information about the map developed
in 1974 to give a size accurate portrayal of the world.
Atlapedia - contains physical and
political maps, plus facts and statistics on the countries of the world.
Maps in the News - maps of places in
Multi-Lingual Atlas - map of Europe
with country names translated into various languages.
National Geographic Map Machine -
downloadable political and physical maps, country facts, and other
National Geographic: Wild World -
charting Earth's diverse ecoregions characterized by distinct climates and
plant and animal communities. With profiles, photos, and multimedia features.
One Degree Land Cover Map Derived From AVHRR Data
- phenological differences among vegetation types, reflected in temporal
variations in NDVI derived from satellite data, have been used to classify
land cover at continental scales.
PALEOMAP Project - view the Earth in
paleogeographic maps as it has changed through time as a result of plate
tectonics and continental drift.
Quick Maps of the World - small GIF
maps of the countries of the world.
ReliefWeb Map Centre - includes
unique maps reflecting humanitarian emergency situations, actors, and
This Dynamic Planet - links to PDF
document showing the Earth's physiographic features, current movements of
major tectonic plates, and locations of volcanoes, earthquakes, and impact
United Nations Cartographic Section -
digitally-prepared, current maps available for reference and download,
including general world and peacekeeping mission maps.
World Atlas of Biodiversity -
interactive map illustrating the biodiversity of the Earth's terrestrial,
marine, and freshwater environments.
World Maps - from the Perry-Castañeda
Library Map Collection.
World Sites Atlas - features a
collection of maps, points of interest, and general tourist information.
Worldtime - information on local time
and sunrise and sunset times in several hundred cities, and a database of
public holidays worldwide.