The science dealing with the earth's natural features,
climate, resources, population. Mountains, Volcanoes, Minerals, Oceans.
Geography of the Planet
Andy's Favorite Links:
US Geological Survey
Andy's Favorites in MAPSWorld
Nationalgeographic.com I use this more when I have time.
Cia Factbook from
Cia.gov Good simple map with facts and data.
Distance: This is just too cool. It will tell you the miles between 2
points on the earth. Also tell you the longitude and latitude of your home city
or the one you want to visit.
Tips by Andy:
Maps of the world and comments
Country Capitals of the World
Country Definitions - Names that are
synonymous with country
Ruler Definitions - Names we call the
leader of a country.
Types of Governments
COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES - Names to help
2. Enclaves/Continental Separation
4. Islands/island Groups
5. Disputed Status
6. Unpopulated/Unadministered Areas
7. Grandfather Clause
COUNTRY - WHAT IS A COUNTRY?
COUNTRIES OF THE PLANET?
DISTANCE - How far is it?
- Click on Almanac and it will tell you when the sun is going to set for
your present location.
Time and Dates around the World
NOAA Surface Radiation Research Branch
"Compute Sunrise/sunset by latitude, longitude"
Live Weather Images
"Sun or Moon Rise/Set Table for One Year"
Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory
"Online-Photoperiod Calculator V 1.94," by J. Lammi (last modified on
November 22, 2001)
You can also use these resources to see a view of the Earth and what
parts or in day or night:
TROPIC OF CANCER OR CAPRICORN