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Earthquake Glossary
Terms are explained with simple illustrations and animations when needed. From the U.S. Geological Society. See also our About Earthquakes resource directory.
Geographical Names Information Services (GNIS) Search
Search by name or by feature for places in the United States. Results include county, elevation, longitude, and lattitude.
Geography World
"Geography World's mission is to provide links to high quality educational information relating to the study of geography and geography related topics for use by students, teachers, and the general public."
GeoHive
Find population statistics of regions, countries, provinces and cities.
How Far Is It?
Uses data from the US Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them.
National Atlas of the United States
by the US Geological Survey
National Geographic
Geography
Interactive maps, gazeteer files, and reference maps. From the United States Census Bureau.
U.S. HomeTownLocator
"This U.S. Gazetteer provides boundary maps, current demographic data, local area photos, longitude and latitude, school districts, and Business Directories for 99,365 locations including: cities, towns, villages, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs)." Searchable by keyword, city, state, county, zip code or area code.
What is Geography?
Learn about geography, its branches, and how to study geography and/or become a geographer. From About.com.
World Geography
Find a geography glossary and many tables, such as latitude and longitude of cities, principal rivers, earthquake and volcano facts and much more.
World Geography
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