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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) -
The United States Geographic Service describes how GIS works and some of its applications.
Global Positioning System (GPS) -
Peter H. Dana of the University of Colorado maintains an online GPS tutorial.
NCSS Web Soil Survey -
Online soil survey maps and data from the National Resources Conservation Service of the US Dept of Agriculture.
Puget Sound Neighborhoods -
Seattle Community Network's list of area neighborhoods and organizations.
ReliefWeb MapCentre -
A product of the United Nations, ReliefWeb provides disaster-related maps as well as country reference maps and maps of current interest.
World Heritage Sites -
UNESCO (United Nations) coordinates this project, highlighting areas of the world that are unique and spectacular, and that merit preservation.