ONLINE SOURCES FOR MAPS AND MAP DATA

UN Cartography Section Maps Perry Castenada Map Library
Google Earth Engine UC Berkeley Map Library
Natural Earth T.I.G.E.R. map browser
CIA maps | CIA Factbook Acme Mapper Google map with topo
National Atlas of the United States USGS National Map Seamless Server
NOAA Online Nautical Chart Viewer EPA Envirofacts maps
NOAA Ocean/Land relief images Map Warper (map georectifier, and image georeferencer tool)
NOAA Vector Shoreline Type name find lat/long
NOAA Historical Charts National Park Maps
United Kingdom reference maps Hiking Trails in NJ/NY

DIVA-GIS Bureau of Transportation Statistics USDOT
NATURAL EARTH public domain map data National Center for Education Statistics
Digital Chart of the World Resources SEDAC CIESIN socio-economic maps & data
Country Boundary shapefiles Geography Network GIS data
GADM Country/World shapefiles IPUMS worldwide census data to study change
FAO digital country boundaries Social Explorer demographic data for the US
GIS Data Depot GLOBE images of continents
ESRI census TIGER shapefiles NOAA Digital Terrain Data
Census base maps/TIGER/Line Shapefiles  
  Outline maps (in vector format)
   
 
OPEN SOURCE:  
Geo for All Open Street Maps

Census Bureau Data for NJ counties NJ Dept of Transportation Maps
NJ Geographic Information network NJ Geological Survey Geodata
NJ Demographic and Economic Data EPA region 2 (NJ,NY,PR,VI) GIS data
NJ DEP GIS  

MAP SYMBOLS


AIRPORT DATA

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TOPOGRAPHIC ---- MAPS

TOPOZONE US topo quads MAPFINDER find and order USGS topos
TRAILS topo quads MapTech Topos and Nautical Charts
NJ Topographic Quads  Symbols for large scale maps (PDF)
 NY Topographic Quads  State Index maps for topos

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OUTLINE ---- MAPS

onestopmaps outline maps (in vector format)
from the Education Place Digital vector maps
d-maps.com from the Perry Castaneda Map Collection
National Atlas from National Geographic

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SATELLITE VIEWS

Google Earth (requires Chrome browser) GLOBAL elevation images
Satellite and 3D Posters Terraserver
NASA Image Archives Earth Imaging
NASA Photo Gallery Space Shuttle images
NASA Visible Earth Images SPACE IMAGING

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PICTURES / ICONS / SYMBOLS / PATTERNS

MAP SYMBOLS
USGS patterns/symbols
USGS color chart 
Geologic Map Patterns
USGS DRG color palettes 

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NAMES OF PLACES AND FEATURES

 USA (USGS)
 Antarctica (USGS)
 International (NIMA)

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HISTORICAL MAPS

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CALCULATING DISTANCES

Surface Distance Between Two Points of Latitude and Longitude

COMMERCIAL MAP VENDORS

National Geographic

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TUTORIALS

Tactile Graphics

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