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  1. Geographical Sources LS 500 Information Sources and Services Clarion University of PA Fall 2002, Southpointe Center

  2. Overview • Maps • Atlases • Gazetteers • Travel Guides • Miscellaneous

  3. Maps • Topographical • Highway • Relief • Contour • Matt’s prized Gettysburg watercolor maps

  4. Atlases • World • Regional • Thematic

  5. Electronic Atlases/Maps • National Atlas of the United States • http://www.usgs.gov/atlas/ • National Geographic Map Machine • http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/ • DeLorme CyberAtlas - link now dead • http://atlas2.delorme.com/atlas.asp

  6. Gazetteers • Pennsylvania Gazetteer • American Places Dictionary • Pennsylvania Atlas & Gazetteer • USGS GNIS • http://www-nmd.usgs.gov/www/gnis/

  7. Miscellaneous • Perry-Casteñeda Map Library Online Maps • http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html • Background Notes • http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/