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Maps and Atlases

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U.S. Government Information
  • Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators database and mapping tool
    This database provides access to the latest agricultural data on a variety of topics, from fertilizer use to angora goats. The mapping system uses geographic information system (GIS) mapping and database retrieval technologies.
  • Census Bureau Maps and Cartographic Resources
  • Enviromapper
    Use this service of the EPA to create custom maps with environmental information, including air releases, drinking water, toxic releases, hazardous wastes, water discharge permits, and Superfund sites.
  • FEMA Mapping Information Platform
    Generate a hazards map by entering a street address.
  • Geographic Names Information Server
    USGS can be used to query a database by state, county, or feature name or feature type. The server supplies name, coordinates, elevation, feature type and other information that can be mapped at the Census Tiger map server.
  • GEOnet Names Server
    This web site provides access to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency's (NIMA) database of foreign geographic feature names.
  • Indian Land Areas Judicially Established 1978
    This map of Native American lands "portrays results of cases before the U.S. Indian Claims Commission or the U.S. Court of Claims in which an American Indian tribe proved its original tribal occupancy of a tract within the continental United States."
  • Map Collections: 1500 - 1999
    Digital maps from the Library of Congress. The maps are grouped by cities/towns, conservation/environment, discovery/exploration, general maps, cultural landscapes, military battles/campaigns, and transportation/communication. The site also provides access to national atlases published from 1790 to 1970.
  • National Land Cover Database

    The Multi-Resolution Land Characterization (MRLC) consortium is a group of federal agencies who coordinate and generate consistent and relevant land cover information at the national scale for a wide variety of environmental, land management, and modeling applications. The creation of this consortium has resulted in the mapping of the lower 48 United States, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico into a comprehensive land cover product termed, the National Land Cover Database (NLCD), from decadal Landsat satellite imagery and other supplementary datasets.

  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geological Map Database
    Resource for maps and related data about geology, hazards, earth resources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and marine geology. Includes information and guides to topographic maps, geochronology, paleontology, and marine geology
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Publications Warehouse
    The reports and thematic maps database currently contains more than 69,000 USGS bibliographic citations, including USGS numbered series having started as early as 1880. Citations and online documents are added regularly. Availability of content ranges from full text to bibliographic citation only. The database does NOT include the Superintendent of Documents number used to shelve the material in the Government Information Library.
  • U.S. Geological Survey National Map provides access to a number of online services, including:
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International Organization Information
  • GeoNetwork
    Allows you to search for geospatial data as well as create maps using their interactive map viewer.
  • United Nations Cartographic Department
    Features a collection of general maps and maps of UN peacekeeping missions.
  • Mapping for Results visualizes the locations of World Bank-financed projects to better monitor development impact, improve aid effectiveness and coordination, and enhance transparency and social accountability.
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