Section 1.1 - Geography: World Maps, Statistics & Resources
MAPS & STATISTICS
- The CIA World Factbook and World Maps Collection
- The World Bank has country statistics related to development
- The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Database of World Maps, Statistics and Photographs
- World Concern Institute (UK) - Maps and statistics on Democracy, Freedom and Corruption Rankings and more
- Global Edge (Univ of MI) - and - NationMaster - and - Aneki.com - general region and country statistics and information and comparisons
- The Best World Atlas - more links to some of the best map, atlas and statistical websites for the US and the countries of the world
GEOGRAPHY AS A FIELD OF STUDY
- Wikipedia: Geography
- About.com's Geography - Basic introduction to Geography and geographic topics, from physical to cultural, plus links to maps and country stats.
GEOGRAPHY NEWS (in addition to this site)
- World Geography Today
- Science Daily - Geography News (mostly physical geography)
- The New York Times - Geography News
- BBC News - Science & Environment
- BBC News - Earth
VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS
- 360 Cities - 360 degree panoramic photos from around the world - viewing a group of photos in one place provides a field trip-like experience, though with limited text.
Geography News and Online Resources
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