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The START Natural Language Question Answering System
A system designed to answer questions that are posed in natural language. The system is especially equipped to answer geography queries.
Your Own Language and Country
Information and links about all countries: tourism, dictionaries, search engines, life and religion.
National Geographic Xpeditions
Explore a virtual museum and a wealth of teaching resources.
Information about current population of countries, their administrative divisions, cities and towns as well as images of the current national flags.
Map Quiz - Map and Geography Trivia
Map and Geography trivia game. Questions include countries, U.S. States, capitals and flags.
The Degree Confluence Project
The Degree Confluence Project contains photographs of the intersections of integer latitude and longitude degree lines.
Mega Maps - Walk through the Continents
Free PC program to print out US or world maps of various sizes, up to 7 feet across, on an ordinary printer. Requires Windows 3.1, 95 or 98.
GIS and Mapping Links
Links to Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Mapping sites on the internet. All links are verified every month.
US Census Bureau Geography
Mapping products and services, as well as geography resources used to compile the US Census.
Information Please: Geography Resource
Geographic facts, lists, and statistics, including highest mountains, longest rivers, latitudes and longitudes, and explorations and expeditions.
World Wide Web Virtual Library - Geography
Web directory of resources in Geography, including educational links.
US State Department - Independent States of the World
Independent states with diplomatic relations with U.S. and member of UN. Country capitals, and names.
Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport
An online geography class where students journey through time and space. Discover different people and cultures and further your study by following links.
NationbyNation: Reference on Countries of the Globe
History, geography, maps, economics, society as well as links and news feeds.
Global Population Project
Current population figures for cities, towns and regions of countries.
Environmental Geography - Dr. James Hayes Bohanan
Geography of the environment, and the use of the web in higher education.
A collection of tables and graphs providing a statistical look at countries, their population, area, capital, and main cities.
Learn about world geography, climate, countries, people, maps, and flags. Intended for elementary through junior high school students.
US State Department - Dependencies and Areas of Special Sovereignty
Listing of nations recognized by the US government.
Infoplease Political and Reference Atlas
Infoplease Atlas has political maps of each region, country, and state with links to reference information.
Geography Resource Center
Internet Resources for Geographers
Canadian Council for Geographic Education
Aims to strengthen geographic education in the classroom, and to increase the public awareness of the importance of geographical literacy.
History of the International Date Line
Extensive information on the circumnavigator's paradox and the history of its resolution.
A subject gateway to scholarly information in earth science, geography and mining. From the Goettingen State and University Library.
Country data, maps and flags and other geographic information.
The Columbia Gazetteer of North America
Comprehensive encyclopedia of geographical places and features.
European Spatial Planning Resource and Information Database (ESPRID)
The database focuses on the spatial dimensions of territorial development processes and the spatial impacts of EU, national, regional and local policies across the European continent.
Footnotes to History
Indexed reference site that provides an overview of ephemeral states, micronations, secessionist states, and related entities. Includes links to related photographs, documents, and other resources.
Administrative Divisions of Countries ("Statoids")
Worldwide reference for states, provinces, governorates, counties, districts, and other subdivisions of countries.
The Geography Exchange
A combination of teaching resources, lessons and indexes of website links with an emphasis on physical geography.
World Island Info
Information on the world's islands, including island superlatives.
Test your geographical knowledge with a fun quiz.
Footnotes to History
Indexed reference site that provides an overview of ephemeral states, micronations, secessionist states, and related entities. Includes links to related photographs,documents, and other resources.
Conseil canadien de l'enseignement de la géographie
CCEG-CCGE - Organisme qui a pour but de promouvoir la cause de la géographie à lintérieur du système éducatif canadien. [bilingue français/anglais].