Map Resources - National Defense University Library
Map Resources - National Defense University Library

A guide to map resources on the internet. Prepared by the NDU Library staff in support of the courses, conferences, and research requirements of the National Defense University.


Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (current and historical maps; includes CIA country maps)
War Atlases from the West Point History Department (online version of popular atlas series)

Alexandria Digital Library
Cyber Geography Research(Atlas of Cyberspace, maps of internet, network backbones, historical maps of ARPANET)
Deadly Maps from the Carnegie Endowment book, Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Threats
Electronic Map Library Digitized representations of 1990 Census information
Google Maps (get directions; locate businesses or places of interest)
Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
Interactive Map of Europe (EU)
The Library of Congress Map Collections
Live Search Maps (MSN)
MapQuest (international city maps, trip planning)
Maps of the Arab World
Maps of the Roman Empire Large selection of maps, including battle maps
Middle East Maps
National Atlas of Canada Online
National Geographic Maps & Geography
Odden's Bookmarks (Universities Utrecht - 7000 links to maps, gazeteers, electronic atlas, etc.)
Palestine Maps
Penn State Maps Library (Excellent links to other sources of maps)
Settlement Maps - Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, Golan Heights
UN Palestine Maps
United Nations Cartographic Section Maps and Geographic Information Resources
Washington, DC City Maps
West Point Maps

Google Earth Requires software plug-in
NASA radar imagery
USGS Earthshots
Visible Earth NASA's Directory of Images of the Earth

Air University Civil War Maps
American Civil War. Civil War Battles contains maps; also a variety of Civil War information
The Civil War (PBS)
Gilmer Civil War Maps Collection
The University of Georgia, Rare Map Collection
West Point Library Civil War Maps

Arab-Israel Conflict in Maps
Desert Storm Maps
Gulf War Maps - Center of Military History
Gulf War Maps - Frontline
Historic Military Maps from the David Rumsey Collection
Korean War Maps
Korean War Project
Mexican-American War Maps
Normandy virtual reality homepage
South East Asian War - Area Of Operations (Vietnam War)
Vietnam Center and Archive Map Collection Search Page
Vietnam Maps
West Point Atlas of Major Conflicts presents strategic and historical maps covering major conflicts in U.S. history
World War I Maps
World War II Maps
War Atlases from the West Point History Department (online version of popular atlas series)

Alexandria Digital Library
Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations
RELIEF Web Map Centre, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
United Nations Cartographic Section

Atlas of Canada and Related Geographical Resources
British Ordinance Survey (Britain's national mapping agency, includes GIS) - U.S. Maps & Data (USGS)
National Atlas (USGS)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
The National Map (USGS)
Office of Coast Survey Historical Map and Chart Collection

CIA World Factbook
Currency Converter/Calculator
Geographical Names of Canada
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Travlang (dictionaries, currency exchange rates, hotels, etc. worldwide)
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