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Thanks for visiting NWACC Library's Geography Research Guide. This guide contains links to resources in the Library, in our research databases, and online. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to Ask Us!
- Association of American Geographers
Provides information about the American Geographic Society, a nonprofit scientific and educational society founded in 1904 that promotes public and academic discussion about geography.
- Atlas Obscura
Features maps for cities and countries, rare photographs, articles, and other information.
- CIA World Factbook
Compiled by the US Central Intelligence Agency, this website features maps and geographic, political, economic, and cultural information for 267 countries around the world.
- Google Earth
This free, downloadable program lets you explore our planet from above through satellite data and detailed maps.
- Google Maps
Access maps of the entire world, including political, terrain, and navigational maps. Also includes satellite data, street view images, and driving directions.
Provides demographic information for every US state.
- National Atlas
The National Atlas features free printable and dynamic maps for the United States. Available maps include federal lands and Indian reservations, congressional districts, climate, satellite, and many more.
- National Geographic
Provides news, photos, videos, and other information related to geography, nature, wildlife, and the environment.
- National Geographic Maps
Developed by National Geographic, this website features interactive, zoomable 2D and 3D maps for the entire world.
- Social Explorer
Provides historical maps of the United States related to census data as well as a geographic view of religious affiliation in the country.
- The National Map
An interactive site for mapping statistics for the entire United States on a variety of themes and data points.
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