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This guide is intended to assist those doing research in the area of Geography.

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Maps, Cartographic Resources and GIS Information

This guide will help you locate maps, other cartographic resources, and GIS content held at the Gelman Library System and beyond.


Atlas of North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Location: GELMAN Ref Oversize G1105 .A8 2005

Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World. London: Times Books, 2007
Location: GELMAN Ref Atlas Case G1021 .T55 2007

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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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