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Ecology & Environmental Science

Education: K-12


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  • Atlapedia Online - physical & political maps on countries of the world as well as key facts, figures & statistical data  
  • The Eastern Waterfall Guide - info. on more than 175 waterfalls in 20 states
  • Geography & Maps: Library of Congress - 60,000 atlases, 6,000 reference works, numerous globes & plastic relief models & more!
  • GeographyIQ - an online world atlas packed with geographic, economic, political, historical & cultural information. In addition, GeographyIQ brings together a number of other resources including maps, flags, currency conversion as well as climate and time zone information.
  • How Far Is It? - data from the US Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world, is used to find the latitude & longitude of two places, & then calculates the distance between them (as the crow flies). It also provides a map showing the two places, using the Xerox PARC Map Server.
  • JHU/APL Color Landform Atlas of the US
  • Perry-Castañeda Library - Map Collection
  • The Microsoft Terraserver
  • National Geographic
  • VisibleEarth - NASA's searchable directory of images, visualizations, & animations of the Earth

Geology & Earth Science