Surf the Web Information - Maps - Web sites for browsing Internet content

Many Web sites provide mapping services; zoom in and out and select specific features to view on the map. These sites provide you with free online maps from all over the world. The final entry, USA Maps, is a collection focused on USA-specific maps.
  • Google Maps: customizable maps; locate just about any place on earth, moon, mars, or the night sky; get a street map or satellite view; access yellow pages information and street views; create and save custom maps with a google account; even look at a map of Earth's moon or Mars, and beyond--the night sky! The separate google earth software is available to browse google maps and satellite views
  • Flash Earth: explore earth imagery; satellite and aerial imagery from multiple sources
  • Worldmapper: a collection of world maps illustrating a variety of demographic and geographic facts; territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest; e.g. youth literacy, life expectancy, meat production, national savings, etc.
  • Yahoo: customizable maps; locate just about any place on earth; get a street map or satellite view; access yellow pages information
  • Bing: customizable maps; locate just about any place on earth; get a street map or "bird's-eye" view; access yellow pages information
  • MapQuest: customizable maps; locate just about any place on earth; get a street map or satellite view
  • SatelliteViews: satellite maps based on place names; browse a directory of locations from around the world and connect to a list of that location's features and satellite maps of those features; features include as city or communities, administrative regions, spot features (caves, dams, forts), land resources, water resources, roads, railroads, areas, vegetation, and undersea features; the benefit of this site is that you can browse these locations by geographic area (country, subdivision, city) and then see the list of features and get the satellite maps--you could do the same thing on google maps if you knew the names already, but this gives you easily-browsable lists of locations and features to discover
  • USA Maps: list of map sources; these map sources work for USA maps, but many also provide world maps; includes online mapping services, topographical maps, locators, historical maps, map collections
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