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View Resource Infoplease Atlas

Another interesting offering from, the Infoplease Atlas site provides a wealth of geographic information. Students can browse the clickable world map to view countries and the cities within, and then read that country's profile, which includes information such as size, population, history, largest city, links, and much more. Other sections of the site provide world and US...
View Resource Wind Energy Resource Atlas of the United States

The Renewable Resource Data Center is supported by the National Center for Photovoltaics and managed by the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. An online product of the Data Center is the Wind Energy Resource Atlas of the United States, which estimates wind energy resource for the US and its territories and indicates general areas where a high wind resource may...
View Resource Atlas of Canada: Learning Resources

From Natural Resource Canada comes another good resource, the Atlas of Canada Learning Resources Web site. Visitors will find a list of curriculum activities that are related to, and in some cases utilize, the interactive Atlas. The modules include, a Curriculum Guide detailing how to link the Atlas with other resources, a geography glossary, a wide array of additional links, and more. The...
View Resource David Rumsey Map Collection: Antique Atlases

The world of antique maps and atlases is a wide one, and includes such fine volumes as the exquisite atlas of New Spain created by Alexander von Humboldt in 1811 and Mitchell's School Atlas of 1847. These atlases and hundreds more can be viewed at this site, provided courtesy of the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. Online since 2000, the antique atlas section is divided geographically into...
View Resource Civitates Orbis Terrarum

The Civitates Orbis Terrarum was an atlas of cities around the world published between 1572 and 1617 and edited by Cologne-based cleric, Georg Braun. The atlas contained no fewer than 546 "bird-eye and map views of cities all over the world" including Mexico D.F., Mexico; Budapest, Hungary; Alexandria, Egypt; and Warsaw, Poland. The Clemson Center for Geospatial Technologies has made a select...

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