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Websites -- Nations
The CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD.
U. S. Federal Government Websites
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal.
The White House
United States Senate
United States House of Representatives
The Supreme Court of the United States
Types of Maps
Describes different types of maps.
"Informative content surrounding the realm of geography that is both factually accurate and enjoyable to read". Also contains a database of original maps.
17 blank maps of the United States and other countries.
United States Mountains & Rivers
A map showing the (unlabeled) major mountain ranges and rivers of the United States.
United Nations Cartographic Section
Excellent detailed maps from the United Nations searchable by region and country.
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
Well-known map collection from the General Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Statesman's Yearbook 2014
Barry Turner (Editor)
Call Number: REF JA51 .S7 2013
Publication Date: 2013-08-16
"This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017
Sarah Janssen (Editor)
Call Number: REF AY67.N5 W7 2017
Publication Date: 2016-12-20
"Presents a reference with comprehensive facts and statistics on current events, people, and the countries of the world"
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