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Title: MAPS


1
MAPS GEOGRAPHY
  • A SAMPLING OF RESOURCES

2
Yahoo Directory Geography
PORTALS
  • http//dir.yahoo.com/Science/Geography/
  • One example of the scope of information on the
    web.
  • Many different subtopics

3
  • http//gos2.geodata.gov
  • geodata.gov is a geographic information system
    (GIS) portal, also known as the Geospatial
    One-Stop, that serves as a public gateway for
    improving access to geospatial information and
    data under the Geospatial One-Stop e-government
    initiative. Geospatial One-Stop makes it easier,
    faster, and less expensive for all levels of
    government and the public to access geospatial
    information.

4
Oddens Bookmarks
  • http//oddens.geog.uu.nl/index.php
  • Thousands of links to cartographic information.
  • Try Wisconsin gt Electronic Atlases

5
John R. Borchert Map Library
  • http//map.lib.umn.edu/
  • University of Minnesota
  • Portal to many map sites
  • While this list is not exhaustive, its goal is
    to identify and provide access to as many online
    and interactive maps as possible.

6
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
  • http//www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
  • From the University of Texas at Austin
  • Includes maps scanned from the collection, as
    well as links to other map sites on the web.
  • More than 5,000 maps including population
    density, reference maps, vegetation, etc.

7
LibrarySpot Maps
OTHER PORTALS
  • http//www.libraryspot.com/maps/ (This link did
    not work on11/8/07, though it did work just a few
    days earlier perhaps it will be fixed at some
    point.)

Internet Public Library Maps Atlases
  • http//ipl.org/div/subject/browse/ref42.50.00/

Best of History Web Sites Maps
  • http//www.besthistorysites.net/Maps.shtml

8
WorldAtlas.com
MAPS MAPPING
  • http//worldatlas.com/
  • Links to many maps and other geographical
    information.
  • Will answer geography, map, or travel questions
    by email.
  • Free clip art maps

9
The World
  • http//go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_htm/world.htm
  • Quick, clickable maps of all of the countries and
    oceans in the world

10
National Geographic
  • http//www.nationalgeographic.com/
  • Variety of maps
  • Videos
  • Can go directly to Map Machine
    http//plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/

11
Google Maps
  • http//maps.google.com/maps
  • Google Maps is a Google service offering
    powerful, user-friendly mapping technology and
    local business information-including business
    locations, contact information, and driving
    directions

12
  • http//memory.loc.gov/learn/features/maps/introduc
    tion.html
  • From the Library of Congress
  • Map Collections 1500-2003
  • Includes historical maps from the American Memory
    Collection
  • An exploration of maps and their various uses,
    with sections for local geography, exploration
    and discovery, migration and settlement,
    environmental history, travel and transportation,
    military, pictorial, and unusual maps. Site
    includes "a graphic organizer, for analysis and
    note taking, and a set of guiding questions for
    each type of map."

13
UC Berkeley Earth Sciences Map Library
  • http//www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/
  • Digital topographic map sets http//www.lib.berk
    eley.edu/EART// topo.html
  • Good source for links
  • http//www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/MapCollections.h
    tmlinternet
  • One example Kentucky Atlas and Gazeteer

14
  • http//www.uwm.edu/Libraries/digilib/maps/
  • The AGS Library presently consists of over one
    million items, and includes maps, atlases, books,
    journals, pamphlets, photographs, slides, landsat
    images, and digital spatial data. The scope of
    the collection is worldwide. Brick-and-mortar
    library
  • The American Geographical Society Library
    Digital Map Collection currently contains over
    200 maps, ranging from early maps of Asia to
    historical maps of Wisconsin and Milwaukee, and
    other American cities, states, and national
    parks. The digital collection is under continuing
    development.
  • AGS links to major map collections
  • http//www.amergeog.org/major_map_collections.ht
    m

15
National Atlas
  • http//nationalatlas.gov/index.html
  • In addition to political/geographic maps, it
    includes maps based on biology/wildlife,
    environment, agriculture, weather, and history.
    Also included are a map maker, printable maps,
    and dynamic maps. Contains encyclopedia-style
    articles on map-making and the information
    contained in maps.
  • Zebra mussel invasion map

16
  • http//nationalmap.gov/ From the U.S. Geological
    Survey
  • View customizable topographic maps of the United
    States in whole or in part. Includes satellite
    imagery, surface elevation data, bodies of water,
    roads, geographic names, land cover data, and
    more. Note as this is a work in progress, not
    all data is available.
  • Start by clicking on Go to viewer. The Viewer
    Help is useful.
  • Try Find place gt Sussex, WI then add layers

17
MultiMap
  • www.multimap.com
  • Europes most popular mapping website, offering
    a range of free, useful services to assist with
    everyday life. Key features include street-level
    maps of the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia,
    New Zealand, Canada, the US and a number of
    cities worldwide road maps of the world
    door-to-door travel directions aerial
    photographs with map overlay and local
    information.
  • Lots of ads, as well

18
NationMaster.com
  • http//www.nationmaster.com
  • A massive central data source and a handy way to
    graphically compare nations. a vast compilation
    of data from such sources as the CIA World
    Factbook, UN, and OECD. you can generate maps
    and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.

19
Topozone
  • www.topozone.com/
  • Topographical maps of the United States, down to
    the quadrant level. Do not provide street names,
    but they do include features such as buildings,
    streams, woods, mountains, and topographic
    contour lines.

20
TerraServer-USA
  • http//terraserver-usa.com/
  • Not current, but dates are given for the maps
  • Aerial photographs and topographic maps covering
    the United States from the United States
    Geological Survey (USGS). Searchable by clicking
    on a map, entering a placename, or selecting a
    site from the Famous Places display.

21
WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
  • http//www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/ma
    ps/
  • Brick-and-mortar collection
  • 25,000 maps and atlases... The majority of the
    collection focuses on Wisconsin, the Midwest, the
    United States, and Canada. About 80 percent of
    the collection pre-dates 1900.
  • The collection includes 17th and 18th century
    French and British maps of North America,
    Wisconsin plat maps and atlases, Sanborn Fire
    Insurance Company maps for Wisconsin, Wisconsin
    Bird's-Eye Views, and United States General Land
    Office survey plats and surveyors' notes.
    Wisconsin topographical maps, military maps, and
    a wide variety of state, city, county, highway
    and railroad maps of the United States and
    Canada
  • Digital collections
  • Turning Points in Wisconsin History
  • Reference maps

22
SEWRPC
  • http//www.sewrpc.org/aerialsandmaps/maps.shtm
  • The Commission sells map prints.
  • Types of map prints available from the Commission
    are topographic maps, base maps, soil mapping,
    transportation and land use plan maps, and
    existing land use maps (1963 and 1985).
  • On the web site, PDF files show the areas of each
    county that have been mapped, the date of the
    mapping, and where hardcopy prints can be
    obtained.
  • Aerial Orthophotography (aerial photography
    enhanced by the removal of horizontal
    displacement caused by ground relief. )
    http//www.sewrpc.org/regionallandinfo/orthophotos
    /

23
Waukesha County Land Information System
  • http//www.waukeshacounty.gov/
  • Click on Land Info System
  • Quick Start Guide
  • The Department will work with agencies to created
    customized maps to meet their needs.
  • Start page

24
Zip Code Lookup
ZIP CODES
  • http//zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp
  • Search by address, city, company
  • Find all cities in a zip code

25
ZipInfo.com
  • http//www.zipinfo.com/search/zipcode.htm
  • In addition to zip codes, can find time zones,
    longitude and latitude, area code, county name,
    and MSA/PSMA
  • (Metropolitan Statistical Area, Primary
    Metropolitan Statistical Area, used in Census)
  • Address search links to USPS

26
GEOGRAPHIC NAMES
  • http//www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer
  • Can generate maps, even of small towns
  • Census links, from 1990 census, are dead

27
Columbia Gazetteer of North America
  • http//www.bartleby.com/69/
  • This encyclopedia features about 50,000 entries
    for geographical places and features. "It covers
    every incorporated place and county in the United
    States, along with several thousand
    unincorporated places, special-purpose sites, and
    physical features, as well as Canada, Mexico and
    the Caribbean." Entries may include population,
    longitude and latitude, and other facts.
    Searchable. From Bartleby.com

28
Geographic Names Information Server
  • http//geonames.usgs.gov/
  • This database allows the user to query nearly two
    million geographic names by Feature Name, State
    or Territory, Elevation, and Topo Map Name. From
    the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
  • Information about physical and cultural
    geographic features of all types in the United
    States, associated areas, and Antarctica, current
    and historical, but not including roads and
    highways. The database holds the Federally
    recognized name of each feature and defines the
    feature location by state, county, USGS
    topographic map, and geographic coordinates.

29
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
  • http//www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/
    vocabularies/tgn/index.html
  • TGN is a structured vocabulary currently
    containing around 1,106,000 names and other
    information about places. Names for a place may
    include names in the vernacular language,
    English, other languages, historical names, names
    and in natural order and inverted order. Among
    these names, one is flagged as the preferred
    name.
  • focusing on places important for the study of art
    and architecture

30
GEONAMES
  • http//www.geonames.org/
  • Simple interface
  • Finds names the others dont, i.e. Tolu, KY
  • Can either download a free daily database export
    or use the web to directly access the data.
  • Users may edit, correct, and add new names using
    a wiki interface
  • Contains over eight million geographical names
    and consists of 6.5 million unique features.

31
OUTLINE MAPS
  • http//www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/
  • Very easy to use interface, and the maps are
    large and accurate.

32
XPeditions
  • http//www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas
    /index.html
  • Hundreds of printer-friendly maps, in outline
    format
  • Easy to navigate
  • Other outline map links at http//geography.about
    .com/od/blankmaps/Blank_and_Outline_Maps.htm

33
Map Builder
OTHER TOOLS
  • http//www.mapbuilder.net/
  • "MapBuilder lets you tag locations on a map and
    publish it on your own site. Mapping is now
    easier than ever. It's free."

34
  • http//earth.google.com/
  • Mapping software
  • Driving directions
  • Atlas of the sky
  • Numerous special features
  • User-created maps and information
  • Paid subscription with professional features
    available

35
  • http//www.earthtools.org/
  • EarthTools provides an easy-to-use interface to
    allow you to find out about various aspects of a
    point on the Earth, such as the sunrise and
    sunset time there, the local time and time zone
    or the height above sea level. You can navigate
    to a particular place using the map or by
    searching for a named place.

36
AND MANY MORE
  • Wisconsin State Cartogrophers Office
    http//www.sco.wisc.edu/maps/maps.php
  • Historical maps http//www.sco.wisc.edu/
    maps/historical.php
  • Indiana University-Bloomington Geography and Map
    Library http//www.libraries.iub.edu/index.ph
    p?pageId81
  • Michigan State University Map Library Links to
    Useful Sites http//guides.lib.msu.edu/page.phtm
    l?page_id810
  • Rand McNally http//www.randmcnally.com/
  • New York Public Library Map Division
    http//www.nypl.org/research/chss/map/map.html
  • Arthur H. Robinson Map Library at the University
    of Wisconsin-Madison (Brick-and-mortar library)
  • Maporama.com http//geography.about.com/od/blankma
    ps/Blank_and_Outline_Maps.htm
  • Geography network
  • http//geographynetwork.com/

37
MapQuest Its Cousins
  • MapQuest www.mapquest.com
  • Yahoo! Maps maps.yahoo.com
  • Multimap www.multimap.com
  • Ask.com Maps Directions maps.ask.com
  • MapNation www.mapnation.com
  • Rand McNally www.randmcnally.com
  • Maps On Us www.mapsonus.com

38
Road Conditions
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation
    www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/driving-cond.htm
  • AccuTraffic www.accutraffic.com
  • National Traffic and Road Closure Information
  • www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/index.htm

39
Hunting, Fishing Recreation
  • Ice Age Trail Atlas from Ice Age Park Trail
    Foundation, c2005. 25.00
  • Sportsmans Connection regional fishing map
    guides
  • DeLorme Atlases

40
Wisconsin DNR
  • DNR WebView
  • dnr.wi.gov/maps/gis/appwebview.htmlDNR WebView
  • You select the type of content and level of
    detail that you need, using DNR databases.
  • Lake Maps
  • www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/fhp/lakes/lakemap/l
    kmaps_a.htm

41
Bicycle Trails
  • Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin www.bfw.org
  • Wisconsin Bike Maps
  • www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/bike-foot/countymaps
    .htm
  • Waukesha County Bicycle Trails
  • www.waukeshacounty.gov/page.aspx?SetupMetaId1088
    8id10902
  • Milwaukee Southeast Wisconsin Bike Map from
  • Little Transport Press, 9.95
    www.littletransport.com

42
Real Estate Listings Taxes
  • Moving.com Real Estate www.moving.com/Find_a_Place
    /index.asp
  • REALTOR.com www.realtor.com
  • WI Homes www.wihomes.com
  • Waukesha County Tax Listing
  • http//dwprd.waukeshacounty.gov/applications/produ
    ction/ROD_TAX_Listing/

43
Online Mapping Tools
  • Customizable and Collaborative Maps
  • http//mashable.com/2007/07/23/online-maps/
  • Examples
  • Airplanes in Flight flightaware.com
  • Wi-Fi Cafes and Hotspots www.hotspotr.com

44
Sources of Wisconsin Plat Books
  • 2006 Waukesha County Land Atlas Plat Book from
    Parks Land Use Department
  • Rockford Map Publishers www.rockfordmap.com
  • Cloud Cartographics, Inc. www.ccimaps.com
  • Farm and Home Publishers www.farmandhomepublisher
    s.com
  • Milwaukee Map Service, Inc. www.mapservice.com
  • Retail store at 959 North Mayfair Road,
    Milwaukee, WI 53226 (414) 774-1300
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