"The growing David Rumsey Historical Map Collection has over 20,000 maps online and focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia and Africa are also represented. Collection categories include antique atlas, globe, school geography, maritime chart, state, county, city, pocket, wall, children’s, and manuscript maps. The collection is now in Second Life and over 150 new maps have been added to the Rumsey Historical Maps in Google Earth."
"The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities."
With more than 470 maps and graphics, this atlas delivers award-winning cartography with superbly designed and amazingly informative maps and graphics providing accurate coverage of the whole world. Including introductory sections for each continent and the flags and country facts at the end of each continental section, this atlas features stunning satellite images that portray unique physical geography and highlights the sprawling extent of major cities.
Reference World Atlas, 10th Edition provides unsurpassed mapping of our planet and a wealth of information on the world's 196 nations.
This encyclopedic view of the globe features large-scale 3-D maps, landscape models, and at-a-glance topic maps covering everything from land use to industry. Created using the latest digital techniques in satellite data, high-definition maps for the whole world are complemented by superb photographs and diagrams. An index of 80,000 geographical place names makes this atlas accessible and easy to use.