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Atlases and Maps

Kalmberg Atlas 1855
1923 Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd
International Map of the World, Canadian Sector
International Map of the World
George Washington Atlas (Yale)
Colorado Panoramic Atlas
Atlas encyclopedique - Rigoberto Bonne, 1788 Atlas Historique, by A. Lesage, 1808
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Geographic Names of Canada - query by name

Google Maps
Bing maps
OpenStreetMap

GeoHack: A list of map sources for a location

News—English

New York Times, Global Edition
The Guardian
BBC Front Page

CBC News


Audio

Podcasts
ABC Radio National Podcasts (Australia)
BBC Podcasts
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Ideas (CBC)
Excess Baggage (BBC)
From Our Own Correspondant (BBC)

Radio
Radio-Locator

BBC World Service Hourly Bulletin (5 min.)
BBC World Service -- The World Today (50 min)


CBC | Dispatches
CBC Radio | The Current
CBC | The World At Six
BBC4--From Our Own Correspondant
BBC4--Crossing Continents


GIS

Cartastrophe

GPSvisualizer




GeoData—US

Alaska Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Earth Explorer (Landsat database)

geocomm.com: SDTS DEMs
Geospatial Engine (NIMA)
Global Land Cover Facility (Landsat database)
NASA ESAD GeoCover
MSRMaps

USGS Geographic Data download

USGS Natl Atlas data download

 


GeoData - Historical

Teaching History Through GIS

Old World Trade Routes Project

Peutinger Map Routes geodata

Swiss Dufour map online (c. 1800)

US History in 141 maps and data from that project

Linux

Ubuntu

Ubuntu Documentation

Ubuntu Communtiy Documentation


MediaWiki documentation

Google Search Linux

Ancient World

Liddell-Scott-Jones Greek-English Lexicon online

Classical texts at the Perseus Project, Tufts

Liviius: Articles On Ancient History

Greek & Linguistics Software Page

Renaissance Greek with Ligatures

Peutinger Map Online

OmnesViae: Tabula Peutingeriana

Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft

Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilization

The Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography 1907

Euratlas

Ancient World Mapping Center (UNC)

Ancient World Online (blog)

GeoData—Canada

LRDW login
GeoBC WMS services

Geobase.ca

Geogratis.ca

CanVec FTP download
CanMatrix FTP download
NTDB download

Toporama
BC Geodata Download

Atlas of Canada 1:1m Framework Data

Alberta Open Data Portal


GeoData - World

DIVA

GADM

SRTM data from JPL

SRTM resampled to 250m and 1km

SRTM v2 from the USGS

Worldwide DEM from SRTM and topographic maps

World vector shoreline data

Airport locations worldwide

NASA Earth Observatory Night Images

Russian topographic maps

GIS software - Open Source

QGIS

GDAL/OGR documentation

Free Geography Tools

3DEM

MicroDEM homepage

GRASS

gmt

Mapping Across Borders

Libraries

Smithers Public Library/Outlook On line

Harvard Map Collection

David Rumsey Map Collection

Perry-Castańeda Map Collection - UT Library Online

Maps, Charts and Architectural Plans - Library and Archives Canada

British Library Virtual manuscripts

Gutenberg Project

Google Books

BC Ministry of Mines annual reports 1874-2000





Travel

Canada
Hawk Air
West Jet
Air Canada
Travelocity Canada
Hwy 16 Road Report


Britain
National Rail Enquiries

Miscellaneous

National Time Signal (Ottawa)


Wind River Pack Goats

Internet Traffic Report--North America

Canada Post Package Tracking

USD in CAD
GBP in CAD

IP lookup at APNIC (Asia-Pacific)
IP lookup at ARIN (US)
IP Lookup -- RIPE (Europe)

NIST Guide to SI Units










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