Atlases and Maps
NSGS (U.S. Geological Survey)
Great information for teachers. Elementary and middle school teachers will want to see the lessons on maps. They have lessons for all major grades levels.
About.com has volunteer specialists who collect resources in their area of study. This is a good place to look for resources.
All the World's Maps
Maps of most countries.
Perry-Castañeda Map Collection
Maps from Eduplace
Over 60 outline maps for classroom use. Maps include: World, Africa, Asia, Europe, South and North America, United States, Historical, and Primary outline maps.
You do have the right to copy these for classroom use. "These maps may be printed and copied for personal or classroom use." Is posted on this Houghton Mifflin Company web site.
You will need Acrobat Reader to view the maps which is available at www.adobe.com
National Atlas of Maps - "Reliable geographic information that covers North America. We have begun by collaboratively building "frameworks," the essential map layers that provide a foundation for all other maps."
The Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
United Nations' Cartographic Section
American Memory Map Collections
Places in the News
The National Atlas
National Geographics Map Machine
Color Landform Atlas of the United States