Geography and Maps

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division Maps

Alternative Titles
Mammal Division Maps
Description

This collection includes page images and brief data records of a scrapbook housed in the University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Mammal Division comprised of maps of the state of Michigan, keyed to anecdotal reports of species in the state over time (primarily from the 19th and early 20th centuries). It is believed to have been created by N. A. Wood.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11895
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University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Distribution Maps of Michigan Fishes

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Distribution Maps of Michigan Fishes
Description

This collection contains map images showing the locations in which fish have been recorded in Michigan. The atlas contains separate maps for 153 species. Records are keyed to indicate whether a voucher specimen is available in the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11881
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CultureGrams

Alternative Titles
Culture Grams
Description

CultureGrams Online Database is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. It includes four editions: the World Edition (for junior high school and up) and the Kids, States, and Canadian Provinces editions (for upper elementary school students). In addition to the country/state/province reports, the database includes the following features:  images, slideshows, streaming videos, sortable data tables and graphs, interviews with natives from countries around the world, recipes for each country, and more. The World Edition includes 208 country-specific reports. These provide complete coverage of every sovereign country recognized by the United Nations, plus several foreign dependencies.

Each World Edition report is written by a native or long-term resident of the country in coordination with a CultureGrams editor. Writers are selected for their education, knowledge of a national language, experience with different regions and socioeconomic groups, recent residency in the country, and access to current information.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Updated twice a year. Provides cultural information on more than 200 countries.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11387
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Sanborn Maps Geo Edition

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition 1867-1970
Sanborn Maps GeoEdition
Description

Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of American cities and towns, created 1867-1970.  They were created to assist fire insurance companies to assess the risk associated with insuring a property.  The maps were drawn at a scale of 50 feet to one inch.  ProQuest Sanborn Maps Geo Edition provides geo-coding and indexing by address for a selection of Sanborn maps.  Searching can be done by address or by latitutde/longitude coordinates.  Maps from different years can be layered, including modern maps using the Google Map interface.

Eight states are included:  Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. 

Cities included: Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Richmond, Seattle and Washington DC.

For other all areas use Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970, without geo-coding.

Type
Images
Map(s)
Coverage
1867-1970
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11301
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Arctic and Antarctic Regions (EBSCO)

Description
Arctic & Antarctic Regions is the world's largest collection of international polar databases. With over 1 million records from 1800 to the present, Arctic & Antarctic Regions covers a wide variety of sources from multiple disciplines. Many sources are indexed only in Arctic & Antarctic Regions making it the best resource for research on cold regions anywhere, from temperate regions with cold winters to the Himalayas of Tibet.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10943
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Nihon rekishi chimei taikei

Alternative Titles
Japan Knowledge Select Series Nihon rekishi chimei taikei
Description
Online version of Nihon rekishi chimei taikei, published by Heibonsha.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10547
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Center for Geographic Information

Alternative Titles
Center for Geographic Information (CGI)
CGI
Michigan Information Center
Description
Michigan demographic, economic, educational, geographic, and recreation data. Formerly called the Michigan Information Center, CGI now incorporates other spatial data resources from the state, including the Spatial Data Library of the Department of Natural Resources. The Michigan Information Center's website is now divided between the CGI and the Michigan Census website.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10273
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Michigan GIS Open Data

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MGDL
Description

Michigan's ArcGIS Online Open Data Portal.

Here you can browse, search, preview, and download a variety of Michigan geospatial datasets. Browse by category or enter key words in the search box to locate a dataset of interest. You can then read its description to learn more and explore attributes before downloading. A variety of formats exist when downloading such as ESRI shapefile, spreadsheet, KML, or API.

This was formerly known as the Michigan Geographic Data Library (MGDL or MiGDL).

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10011
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Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names

Alternative Titles
Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names Online (TGN)
TGN
Description
This thesaurus contains around 1,000,000 names and other information about places, including all continents and nations of the modern political world, historical places, physical features, and administrative entities, such as cities and nations.
Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9947
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