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Geographical Resources


CIA World Factbook
Facts and figures on countries of the world (each entry includes information on flag and map, geography, environment, people, government, economy, transportation, communications, defense).

CQ Global Researcher
Provides coverage of international issues, current foreign events and news of the world.

Project VISA
Spotlight onto web sites maintained by foreign representations all over the world.

Europa World
The online version of the Europa World Hand Book, contains valuable information about over 250 countries.
(Available to authorized Stark Campus users)

Lexis Nexis Country Profiles
Provides primarily business related reports on hundreds of countries.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

U.S States

50 States & Capitals
Provides facts about the 50 states, plus listings of state representatives and senators on the federal and state level.

State Constitutions, Statutes and Related Legislative Information
Provided by Cornell Law School, Legal Information Institute.

Stately Knowledge
Provides basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C.


Google Maps
Get directions and interactive maps using Google's interface.

Maps On Us
Provides maps and navigating instructions for addresses in the United States.

This site provides a variety of mapping services including producing maps for specific addresses and generating driving directions from one place to another.

Yahoo Maps
Interactive maps and driving directions.


CNN Travelguide
Provides links to city guides, driving directions, travel reports, reservation sites and more.

Provides links to travel agents, travel magazines, reservation sites and more.

Lonely Planet
Known worldwide for publishing practical, reliable and no-nonsense travel information.

Roadside America
An online guide to offbeat attractions located throughout the continental United States.


Today's Local Forecast
The current weather conditions and forecasts for the Canton area from The Weather Underground.

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, provides links to information about fisheries, weather, satellite data, oceans and the atmosphere.

The National Weather Service
Primary source of weather forecast and warning information for the entire United States.

U.S. Climate Pages
Climates for individual U.S. cities.
Find current conditions, local, international, travel, and ski forecasts by city.

Provides world climate data (historical weather averages) for cities from a wide range of sources.

UM Weather
Provides access to thousands of forecasts, images, and a large collection of weather links.