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Geography Program

Humphreys Building, Room 223
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8085





cartography

Cartography

  • Make a Map of an Area
    This form takes longitude/latitude pairs as input and plots them on a Mercator projection map along with land/sea and political boundarie
  • Online Map Creation
    You may create maps interactively at this site. Fill out the form, submit your entries and a page with the desired map will be returned to your browser.
  • Map Projection
    GMT offers more than 20 different projections for mapping or data plotting.
  • Society of Cartographers
  • National Imagery and Mapping Agency
  • The Spherical Concepts
  • Cartographic Images
    This site has an index of links to JPEG format, images of over 1000 historic maps dating from 6000 BC to 1880
  • Cartography 
  • CIESIN Home Page
    This is the site of the Consortium for International Earth Science information Network. It provides de links to other sites offering various interactive mapping applications.
  • Maps and References
    This University of Iowa site provides links for research on map topics. It also links you to a wide range of interactive and traditional maps.
  • Map Use and Analysis
    This site contains an index of sites related to using and analyzing maps
  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Reading Room
    Access to the U.S. Library of Congress collection of maps in the Geography and Map Division. Over 200,000 cartograpic items are on-line.
  • National Atlas of the United States of America
    The online national atlas of interactive maps and views of the United States created by the U.S. Geological Survey and partners.
  • The History of Cartography
    This is the site of the monumental History of Cartography Project. Here you can explore the history of mapping in relation to other cultural developments around the world.
  • ArcData Online
    This ESRI site contains a wide assortment of eographic information that users can access to create maps and download data.
  • EnviroMapper
    At this site, you can use Maps on Demand (MOD) to interactively create maps that display environmental information for any ZIP code, country, watershed, or other specified site in the contiguous United States.
  • Tiger Mapping Service
    The U.S. Census Bureau's Tiger Mapping Service provides base maps for cities or sites within cities.
  • Xerox PARC MapWeb Server
    The Xerox Palo Alto Research Center provides the PARC Web Map Viewer as an experiment in dynamic information retrieval. You can create a small-scale base map of any part of the world and a similar scale but more detailed base map of any area of the United States.
  • Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
    This site allows you to browse satellite remote sensing images of Canada.
  • CORONA Satellite Photography
    A user's guide at this site lets you access declassified satellite photos collected during the 1960s and early 1970s by the United States intelligence community. You can browse scanned images of the photos.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    You can view imagery from GeoStationary Satellite Server and access the U.S. National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service.
  • TerraServer
    At this Microsoft site, you can view and download orthophoto and satellite images for many parts of the world.
  • Earth Watch Incorporated
    At this site, you can view Earth Watch's Digital Globa datasets, including QuickBird 1m panchromatic and 4m multispectral imagery, orthorectified SAR images, and 10m resolution DEM data.