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Earth

Earth

Links to reference resources related to the planet Earth and the oceans and continents. Includes links dealing with climates and meteorology, agriculture, the environment, and more. Also includes several kinds of maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy–Solar System (Planetary)

Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

As Canada???s foremost geomatics and geoscience organization, NRCan provides public geoscientific and geospatial expertise, knowledge and technology…” Site includes information about Canada’s geology, mineral resources, forests, environment, and mapping. Available in both English and French.”
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

Chicago Landmarks

Chicago Landmarks

This is the official website from the city of Chicago on Chicago’s landmarks. Take virtual tours of Chicago’s buildings, learn about some of Chicago’s architects, find out about Chicago’s architectural styles, and more!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–G-K–Illinois; Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

Playground Dad

Playground Dad

Connects fathers “with the events and products that help them spend better time with their newborn to grade school aged kids.” Includes advice for dads.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Social Sciences Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Mappy

Mappy

Sito che permette di trovare l’itinerario fra due punti geografici in Italia (e in Europa), oltre a visualizzare la mappa di una data localit??. Permette di calcolare, inoltre, le spese di viaggio, e di trovare informazioni utili come uffici del turismo, bancomat e uffici postali nelle vicinanze della localit?? richiesta. In Italiano e inglese.
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Geografia / Geography

Archimedes Home Page

Archimedes Home Page

A collection of Archimedean miscellanea under continual development; includes descriptions of some of his inventions, biographical information, and at least one logic problem.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Engineering; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Science & Mathematics; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History

SEE ALSO: ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–Military History–Classical Military History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography–Classical Military History

American FactFinder–U.S. Census Bureau

American FactFinder–U.S. Census Bureau

The American FactFinder “provides useful facts and information about your community, your economy, and your society.” Browse or search for information about states, cities, counties, and other communities of varying sizes. Find helpful maps, and check out the U.S. population clock!
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Reference–Census Data & Demographics

U.S. Geological Survey–Earth Explorer

U.S. Geological Survey–Earth Explorer

I can see my house from up here! USGS’s satellite photos and maps show tons of information for anywhere in the United States. See topographic maps for your back yard, or find your latitude and longitude. It might be a little tricky to use, but most images are free to download or can be viewed online.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

National Atlas of the United States

National Atlas of the United States

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a map is worth ten thousand.” Explore hundreds of United States maps, including dynamic maps of invasive species and volcanoes. View and print maps for agriculture, biology, boundaries, climate, environment, geology, government, history, people, transportation and water, or make your own map!
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Social Sciences–Sociology

Virtual Nebraska

Virtual Nebraska

Where Nebraska’s past meets its future! Read about Nebraska history with Our Towns, a “compilation of histories of all incorporated municipalities in the state”, and learn more about the role of space data “to stimulate and challenge K-12 students to acquire and use scientific, mathematical, and other skills.”
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest)

Historical Society of Southern California

Historical Society of Southern California

This website specializes in the history of Los Angeles, but there is also an excellent section of biographies of men and women who have made significant contributions to the history of Southern California.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

Conservation and Environmental Maps

Conservation and Environmental Maps

“The historic and more recent maps contained in this category show early exploration and subsequent land use in various areas of the United States. These maps show the changes in the landscape, including natural and man-made features, recreational and wilderness areas, geology, topography, wetland area, vegetation, and wildlife. Specific conservati …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps

Louisiana Digital Library: Louisiana Maps

Louisiana Digital Library: Louisiana Maps

“Historic maps from the French Colonization of Louisiana and Louisiana Purchase Map Collection” following the exploratory voyages of Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville (1661-1706).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–L-M–Louisiana; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

An extremely thorough website that has been prepared as a WWW gathering point for Byzantine studies. Information is divided into categories: News; Academic and Teaching Resources; Texts, Images and Sounds; And Links to other resources. Also has links to sourcebooks for other areas of history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

“We love history. We love maps. And we think Jerusalem’s kinda nifty, too. Imagine how delighted we were to find the Israeli government’s Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views page. From the earliest known image of the city – a sixth-century mosaic – to a 1905 mizrach (a wall decoration indicating east), these maps depict Jerusalem with flair and symboli …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Bear Flag Museum

Bear Flag Museum

All you ever wanted to know about California’s state flag and the “Bear Flag Revolt.” Check out historic documents, a bear flag chronology, laws about the bear flag and suggested reading.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau

Environmental history; summary of a vast body of research from multiple disciplines in an easily accessible format.
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Reference–Geography; Regional & Country Information–North Americ–United States–Mountain States (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Mountain States (Western); Social Sciences–Archaeology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Canadian Geographic: Historical Maps

Canadian Geographic: Historical Maps

Maps depict the evolution of the Canada’s international, provincial and territorial boundaries, beginning in the 1700s. Brief historical summaries accompany each map.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

The Star-Spangled Banner

The Star-Spangled Banner

A site dedicated the actual flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem that became the U.S. national anthem. The site includes information on the making of the flag and efforts to preserve it. It also traces the history of the U.S. flag as a patriotic symbol. Classroom resources and ideas for teachers accompany the material presented …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

The Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States

The Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States

Pictures, history, and explanations of over 60 Native American flags and the increasing use of flags among Native tribes. Scroll down the page to get to the list of flags available.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

National Atlas of the United States

National Atlas of the United States

Interactive Layered maps of the United States providing sections on: elevation and terrain, exotic species maps, animated vegetation growth and interactive maps within your browser. Map layers can be downloaded from the USGS free via FTP. Maps have zoom function that allows users to examine over 2 million entries closely.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Online encyclopedia containing short biographical essays of all the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine XI Palaeologus. “Each essay on this site, which is peer reviewed, is written by a scholar and is accompanied by a bibliography, illustrations, and footnotes.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

Livius: Articles On Ancient History

Livius: Articles On Ancient History

“Livius is a website on ancient history written and maintained since 1996 by the Dutch historian Jona Lendering.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

The Theban Mapping Project

The Theban Mapping Project

Describes the Theban Mapping Project’s attempts to conserve the archaeological sites in the Thebes valley by developing detailed maps and databases of every archaeological, geological, and ethnographic feature. Provides articles, glossary, bibliography, time line, images and maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

“This site is intended for people who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Christian Catacombs of Rome and of the Church history in its origins. The site provides extensive material, in separate sections, dealing with this fascinating and largely unknown topic.” Available in English, Italian, German, Polish, French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Chi …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Capitolium.org

Capitolium.org

An official source of information on the archaelogical site of the Imperial Fora (forums) in Rome. A close look at the civilization of ancient Rome, including information about the emperors and daily life. Includes a virtual tour.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

EZ/RC Address Locator

EZ/RC Address Locator

A map site provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. View a map of any U.S. zip code or city with information on population, income, ethnicity, housing, or community development programs.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

World Desk Reference

World Desk Reference

“Each of the world’s nations is analysed in up to 19 subject areas…. An invaluable guide to … the world’s most important places, including alternative spellings and recent place-name changes; More than 5,000 illustrations, charts and diagrams, and over 600 maps, 25,000 facts and statistics.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography

Europe Map Archive

Europe Map Archive

“A historical and cultural atlas resource, providing maps of Europe in subjects such as: Natural Resources & Trade, the Ancient Near East, Classical Greece, the Hellenistic World & Roman Republic, Principate & Empire, and Late Antiquity & Early Medieval.” Shockwave plug-in required for some maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

Hunting the Black Bear in New York

Hunting the Black Bear in New York

Covers New York bear hunting regulations as well as more general information on hunting black bears, including food habits, bear sign, hunting methods, selection of prey, butchering, skinning, and cooking bear meat, as well as bear hunters’ ethics.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation–Hunting & Fishing

Stately Knowledge

Stately Knowledge

Need to know the capital of Alabama? Want to know which hockey teams are in California? How about the size of Montana? You can find all of that information here. This Internet Public Library resource lists official state sites for state government, library, historical society, museum, archives, parks, travel and tourism, kids, and the most interest …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Our World–North America–United States; Our World–North America–USA–50 States; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education

Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education

Official site for the quarterly journal, “Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education,” in publication since 1986. It contains PDFs of issues since summer, 1998. The journal offers, “expert analysis and hard-hitting commentaries on issues from faculty diversity to sustainable campus architecture.” The index of articles allo …
Subject: Education–Education News

Red Gold: Innovators and Pioneers- Alexis Carrel

Red Gold: Innovators and Pioneers- Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel “received the 1912 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology.” Learn about the man who was the first to successfully suture blood vessels together. Brief biography and list of resources for further study.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Health & Medical Sciences–Surgery

Cassiodorus

Cassiodorus

An online book about the life and literary works of Roman statesman and monk, Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator, born c. 490, d. c. 585. Links related to Cassiodorus’ “Institutiones” and other works are also provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature–Latin Literature; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity

Country Studies

Country Studies

Studies published between 1988 and 1998 covering geography, society, economy, transportation, communications, government, politics and history of over 100 countries . Search, or browse alphabetically by continent.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Latin America; Regional & Country Information–Africa; Reference–Geography; Regional & Country Information–Asia; Regional & Country Information–Europe; Regional & Country Information–South America; Regional & Country Information–Australia; Regional & Country Information–Caribbean; Regional & Country Information–South Pacific; Regional & Country Information–North America; Regional & Country Information–Middle East; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

NationMaster.com

NationMaster.com

Compare nations of the world. Provides date from “the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and OECD. Generate maps, graphs, and statistics.
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography; Our World; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

CIA – The World Factbook

CIA – The World Factbook

Includes information on every country in the world. Provides facts about geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and more. There is also a map and flags of the world collection.
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Almanacs; Our World; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–General Reference

Places of a Lifetime, Places, Travel, Tips, Photography – National Geographic

Places of a Lifetime, Places, Travel, Tips, Photography – National Geographic

Essays and information on popular travel destinations around the world. Each city feature includes articles written by “a recognized authority on the city”, pictures, travel tips, links, and recommended books. Browse places alphabetically, or by continent, region, country, and city. Includes a section on U.S. National Parks.
Subject: Reference–Geography; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Expeditions and Discoveries: Harvard University Collection

Expeditions and Discoveries: Harvard University Collection

Online collection providing maps, photographs, field notes, letters, and manuscripts from “nine major expeditions as they are reflected in the holdings of Harvard’s libraries, museums, and archives.”
Subject: Reference–Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Freeze Frame: Historic Polar Images

Freeze Frame: Historic Polar Images

Results of a “two-year digitisation project that brings together photographs from both Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.” Also contains biographies of explorers and summaries of their expeditions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries; Reference–Geography; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

The Official Gateway to Sweden

The Official Gateway to Sweden

Learn about the lifestyle, tourism, work, business, and education of Sweden from this site sponsored by the Swedish government.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Our World–Europe–Scandinavia; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Yale University Map Collection

Yale University Map Collection

“The Map Collection has the largest collection of maps in Connecticut and one of the largest university collections in the United States. Its collections are geographically comprehensive and consist of over 200,000 map sheets, 3,000 atlases, and 900 reference books. The Collection also houses approximately 15,000 rare (pre-1850) sheet maps. ” Sit …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Expedia Maps

Expedia Maps

Expedia Maps allows users to access any map in the world with a keyword search in one of four categories: place, business, address, and driving directions. It provides country and state/province maps, street address locations, special landmark placements and city maps. The driving directions feature is especially useful, enabling users to be as s …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

Have you ever wondered how a car engine works? This site answers questions about the way all kinds of things work– from refrigerators to computers to the human body.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Geography; Health & Medical Sciences; Science & Technology; Reference–Experts & How-To; Entertainment & Leisure; Computers & Internet; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance; Our World–History & People–Inventions And Inventors; Math And Science; Reference–Homework Help–Science; Technology; Money And Work; Health And Sexuality; School And Homework Help–Homework Help

GEOnet Names Server

GEOnet Names Server

This database allows searching for geographic information on countries outside of the United States. It includes not only towns, cities and other populated places, but also features like rivers, lakes, roads, tunnels, schools, even individual rocks and other obscure features. The database will provide exact latitude and longitude information for th …
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography

International Marine Signal Flags

International Marine Signal Flags

Descriptions and images of the alphabet flags and pennants used for communication by ships at sea. Also links to a page explaining the semaphore flag signaling system, with images of all the letters in the semaphore alphabet.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Science & Technology–Transportation–Water; Science & Technology–Communications

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

InfoUSA

InfoUSA

InfoUSA presents an easy to understand introduction to life in America, including brief overviews of American culture, press, systems of education, and government. Includes guided video tours and quizzes for students to test their knowledge of the topics.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Our World–Geography & World Culture; USA

Geography Dictionary and Glossary – ITS Tutorial School

Geography Dictionary and Glossary – ITS Tutorial School

A comprehensive dictionary and glossary of terms used in physical and human geography, earth sciences, and related disciplines, developed by ITS Tutorial School in Hong Kong.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Dictionaries

U.S. Geological Survey–Global Visualization Viewer

U.S. Geological Survey–Global Visualization Viewer

USGS has compiled dozens of its map collections for this comprehensive geological website. Make your own maps with layers like roads, rail ways, water and cities, and even search for older maps. Many of the images are free to download, and some are free with registration.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

World Trade Center Environmental Organization

World Trade Center Environmental Organization

An examination of the environmental and health risks associated with the World Trade Center collapse on September 11, 2001. It contains links to satellite photos of the plume, scientific reports, newspaper articles, and other related organizations.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Congressional District Maps

Congressional District Maps

Maps of congressional district boundaries for the most current session of Congress. “Designed for easy reference, they show the Congressional District overlaid on top of State and county boundaries along with interstate and US highways, selected streams and water bodies, and major cities.” View and print maps by state, or by individual district.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

How did the ancient Olympics stack up against the modern games? Were they less political? Less commercial? Less sexist? Find out at this comprehensive resource about the ancient Olympic Games. Includes a glossary.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Olympic Games; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greece; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Olympic Games; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Alexandria: The Ptolemaic Dynasty

Alexandria: The Ptolemaic Dynasty

History of Alexandria from its founding until Rome came to dominate Ptolemaic Egypt, with notes on the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece–Egypt

Saint Nicholas: Discovering the Truth about Santa Claus

Saint Nicholas: Discovering the Truth about Santa Claus

Information about Saint Nicholas traditions from around the world. Includes activities, crafts, recipes, and stories for adults and kids.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Leading Figures; Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia of Alexandria

A collection of documents and links about the philosopher and mathematician of that name in 5th-century Alexandria, including fact, fiction, and legend.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Science & Mathematics; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece–Egypt

Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome

Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome

A collection of photographs of Greek and Roman ruins, remnants, and relics. Also includes photographs of New York.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midatlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography–Pictorial Works; Regional & Country Information–Europe

Parlez-Vous?

Parlez-Vous?

A collection of links to everything French — Castles, Museums, Cathedrals, Francophone countries, Paris, Canadian links and more.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Reference–Grammars; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–French-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Our World–Geography & World Culture; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Archaeology: An Introduction

Archaeology: An Introduction

An “electronic companion to Archaeology : An Introduction – an introductory book about archaeology for students, or anyone else who would like to start learning about the subject. The book is by Kevin Greene, a senior lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Newcastle in the UK.” This site is full of excellent links to academic resources and i …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

InfoNation

InfoNation

“InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations. In this first menu, you can select up to seven countries. Then, you can proceed to the data menu where you will be able to select statistics and other data fields.” You can get statis …
Subject: Regional & Country Information; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

Solstice: E-Journal of Geography and Mathematics

Solstice: E-Journal of Geography and Mathematics

“The purpose of Solstice is to promote interaction between geography and mathematics. Articles in which elements of one discipline are used to shed light on the other are particularly sought. Also welcome, are original contributions that are purely geographical or purely mathematical.”
Subject: Reference–Geography; Science & Technology–Mathematics

Geospatial Solutions

Geospatial Solutions

“Geospatial Solutions magazine serves the geographic information systems community by presenting articles by real users tackling real problems with GIS and related spatial information technologies.The magazine also provides news and information to help readers plan their GIS project, keep up with changing technologies, find data sources, and stay i …
Subject: Reference–Geography

UNESCO World Heritage Centre

UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The World Heritage center manages the World Heritage List of over 800 sites, monuments, or buildings around the world that have been deemed to be culturally, historically, or ecologically significant. Also contains World Heritage-related news and information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Geography; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups–United Nations

Footnotes to History

Footnotes to History

This site is dedicated to providing information about former nations that are largely unknown, and not referenced in many textbooks. Many of these nations were short-lived, quite small, or ethnic regions.
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Geography

Maps of India

Maps of India

Comprehensive collection of full-color maps of India. Political, demographic, road, and rail maps. Maps arranged either full-country view or by states and union territories. Includes distance calculator.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–Asia–India

Multimap.com

Multimap.com

Interactive maps of Great Britain, Europe, and the world. You can zoom in and out to narrow or widen the map area. The Great Britain one includes street-level mapping, and can use place names or postcodes. Also includes links to tourist destination and lodging in Great Britain.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

Earth and Moon Viewer

Earth and Moon Viewer

“A great resource for clickable satellite maps of the Earth and the Moon. You can select views of Earth from the Moon or from the Sun, locate specific craters on the Moon by name, zoom in and out, and select different types of displays including topographic maps, weather maps and cloud maps.”
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Astronomy–Stargazing; Science & Technology–Astronomy–Solar System (Planetary)

START Natural Language Question Answering System

START Natural Language Question Answering System

The START Natural Language artificial intelligence server at MIT interactively answers all kinds of geography questions posed by Web users in natural language queries. Ask questions or make requests such as “Show me a map of Turkey?,” “What is the population of Rome?” or “What cities are within 300 miles of Moscow?”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography