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Geography

City Population
Population figures of countries and major cities of the world. Statistics are primarily based on official censuses and estimations. Also features World by Map providing statistical data on different topics, including population, demography, economy, health, etc.
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Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (CUGIR)
Access to geospatial data and metadata for New York State.
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Country Studies
Online versions of Country Studies/Area Handbooks published in 1988-98 by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress covering 101 countries and regions. The website also links to Country Profiles on select countries providing brief and up-dated information.
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Degree Confluence Project
"The goal of the project is to visit each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world, and to take pictures at each location." These pictures are then posted on the site.
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EarthTrends Environmental Information
Searchable online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute, provides environmental data and information organized into ten research areas. Data tables, country profiles, maps, and feature stories are available in each area.
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Educational Resources
Geography course materials arranged by subject from geography courses taught at universities and links to educational resources for K-12 education.
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Geographical Names Information System
The Geographical Names Information System (GNIS)contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States. The federally recognized name of each feature described in the database is identified, and references are made to a feature's location by state, county and geographic coordinates.
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Geography Network
Provides access to geographic content from different organizations around the world. Download data or map services. Search map files, static map images, and geographic information. Access links to web sites, data clearinghouses, geographic information system (GIS)-based Web applications, and geographic services.
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Internet Resources for Geographers
Maintained by the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Includes general sites as well as specific areas such as Journals and Educational Resources.
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National Geographic
Searchable website of the National Geographic Society featuring daily news, maps, photos, educational resources, as well as information and articles about animals, the environment, cultures, and explorations.
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Portals to the World
Links selected by Library of Congress subject specialists to electronic resources on the nations of the world.
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U.S. Gazetteer
"This gazetteer is used to identify places to view with the Tiger Map Server and obtain census data from the 2000 Census Lookup server. You can search for places, counties or MCDs by entering the name and state abbreviation (optional), or 5-digit zip code."
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US Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts
QuickFacts tables with statistical data from the U.S. Census Bureau available for the nation, states, counties, and cities with more than 25,000 people.
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