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Geographical Sources LS 500 Information Sources and Services Clarion University of PA
Geographical Sources
LS 500
Information Sources and Services
Clarion University of PA
Fall 2002, Southpointe Center
Overview
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Maps
Atlases
Gazetteers
Travel Guides
Miscellaneous
Maps
• Topographical
• Highway
• Relief
• Contour
• Matt’s prized Gettysburg watercolor maps
Atlases
• World
• Regional
• Thematic
Electronic Atlases/Maps
• National Atlas of the United States
– http://www.usgs.gov/atlas/
• National Geographic Map Machine
– http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/
• DeLorme CyberAtlas - link now dead
– http://atlas2.delorme.com/atlas.asp
Gazetteers
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Pennsylvania Gazetteer
American Places Dictionary
Pennsylvania Atlas & Gazetteer
USGS GNIS
– http://www-nmd.usgs.gov/www/gnis/
Miscellaneous
• Perry-Casteñeda Map Library Online Maps
– http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html
• Background Notes
– http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/
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