Monday, August 29, 2005

Landform Maps of the US, etc.

DearREADERS,
Years ago, when this column was only published on AOL, the Genealogy Forum staff pointed a lot of researchers to the
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html where we find shaded relief maps of the various states.

On a recent jaunt through the web, ol' Myrt here stumbled across the site again and found more "external links" have been added to each state listing. For instance, check out the following "Landform Maps" for Virginia:

-- Shaded relief map <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/va.gif>
-- County map <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/va_c.gif>
-- Black and white map <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps_bw/va_bw.gif>
-- Western Virginia <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/va_west.gif>
-- Eastern Virginia <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/va_east.gif>
-- Satellite image <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/avhrr/VA_213.n14.96sep20_1819.html>
-- 1895 map (Big: 1.90 Mb) <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/1895/va_1895.jpg>
-- PostScript map <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/ps/va.ps>
-- Chesapeake Bay <
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps2/chesapeake/chesapeake.html>

You'll be interested to note the following external links for more Virginia Maps:
-- Yahoo <
http://www.yahoo.com/Regional/U_S__States/Virginia/>
-- Excite <
http://www.excite.com/travel/countries/united_states/virginia/>
-- US Web Finder <
http://uswebfinder.com/states.cfm?SearchString=a&StID=VA>
-- Galaxy <
http://www.galaxy.com/galaxy/Community/United-States/States/Virginia.html>
-- The 50 States <
http://www.50states.com/virginia.htm>
-- The Mining Company <
http://geography.miningco.com/library/maps/blusva.htm>
-- The US 50 <
http://www.theus50.com/virginia>
-- National Parks <
http://165.83.219.77/parksearch/State/state.cfm?statevar=va>
-- America's Roof <
http://www.americasroof.com/va.html>
-- National Scenic Byways <
http://www.byways.org/travel/state.html?CX_STATE=VA>
-- GORP <
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/location/VA/VA.htm>
-- Travel <
http://www.travel-library.com/north_america/usa/virginia/>
-- EPA Watershed info <
http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=VA>
-- USGS Biological Resources info <
http://biology.usgs.gov/state.partners/va.html>
-- USA Today News links <
http://www.usatoday.com/news/states/vamain.htm>
-- AJR Newspapers links <
http://www.newslink.org/vanews.html>
-- The Union Newspapers links <
http://www.tui.edu/Research/Resources/Media/Newspapers/Virginia.html>
-- Yahoo Weather <
http://weather.yahoo.com/regional/United_States/Virginia.html>
-- Weather Underground <
http://www.wunderground.com/forecasts/VA.html>
-- Cathy Smith's Climate Page <
http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/USclimate/state.pl?lane=fast&state=VA>
-- Roadside America <
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/map/va.html>
-- Geobop's State Symbols <
http://www.geobop.com/World/NA/US/VA>
Other External Links:
-- Maps and Info for Washington, D.C. <
http://dcmaps.com/>

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For Further Reading
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-- Cyndi's List - Maps, Gazetteers & Geographical Information
<
http://www.cyndislist.com/maps.htm>
-- NOAA Office of Coast Survey, Historical Map and Chart Collection <
http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/abstract.htm>
-- US Geological Survey <
http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis/web_query.gnis_web_query_form>
-- US Gazetteer <
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer/>

PLEASE write and describe your favorite MAP WEBSITES.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
DearMYRTLE,
6023 26th Street West PMB 352
Bradenton, FL 34207
http://www.DearMYRTLE.com

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