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Columbia Gazetteer of the World
Online.  A comprehensive encyclopedia of geographical places and features.
Also in hardcopy: GELMAN Stacks G 103.5 .C645 1998

Dictionary of Geography  Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009
Online.  Contains over 6,400 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography.  A reference source included in Oxford Reference Online

Encyclopedia of Geography Los Angeles, London: SAGE, c2010
Online.  With 1,224 entries, this multi-volume encyclopedia encapsulates an enormous diversity of topics in all subdisciplines of Geography.

World Factbook  Central Intelligence Agency, 2008.
Online.  Search "Select a Country or Location" to find basic geographical information about countries of the world.

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