Subject Guides Maps

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National Atlas
http://www.nationalatlas.gov/
Tons of maps to explore from agricultural to congressional districts to maps organized by country or state. Includes printable maps of Federal Lands, Indian Reservations, U.S. Territories, Presidential elections, West Nile virus and Time Zones.

Color Ortho Imagery
http://www.mass.gov/mgis/colororthos2005.htm
These medium resolution true color images are considered the new "basemap" for the Commonwealth by Massachusetts Geographic Information System(MassGIS). see also "Massachusetts natural heritage atlas" (kept in the reference room, call number "MAS844//M382m 2006")

New England historic USGS topographical maps
http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm
The University of New Hampshire has created this great resource, with scanned images of old USGS maps from all over New England.

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Google Earth
http://earth.google.com/

Mapquest
http://www.mapquest.com
Driving maps and directions.

Gmaps Pedometer
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/
Running or walking maps that help calculate distance traveled and calories burned.

Microsoft Maps-Live Search
http://www.bing.com/maps/
Locate driving directions, business addresses, and maps.

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Great site for looking at historic or modern locations or locating counties.
http://research.yale.edu/peabody/COLLECTIONS/gnis/

 
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