Biographies & Fact Books
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Geography & Maps
- Distance Calculator: How Far Is It? - Find distances from one place to another anywhere in the world.
- Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names - Global data, hierarchically arranged and searchable.
- Google Maps - Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps.
- John R. Borchert Map Library, University of Minnesota - "One of the premier map libraries in the country."
- MapQuest - Locate a city, a business, or a specific address in the U.S., and display a map of the area around it. TripQuest calculates and displays driving directions between two U.S. cities.
- Map Resources - The Minnesota Geospatial Information Office provides a wide variety of geographic, demographic and statistical maps, including maps that can be created by the user.
- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Maps - Digital, interactive, and print maps of local interest. Includes a link to DNR's experimental application Tons of Maps Online (ToMo ). ToMo lets you browse every USGS 1:24,000, 1:100,000 and 1:250:000 quadrangle for Minnesota.
- Minnesota State Highway Map - The "official" highway map, provided by the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
- National Geographic Xpeditions - World atlas information: nearly 600 maps designed for printing.
- U.S. Gazetteer - Search for a place name in the U.S., then view a Tiger map (graphic) or census demographic data tables (text). Site developed by the U.S. Census Bureau.
- U.S. Board on Geographic Names - The Geographic Names Information System contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.
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