Geography in the Best of the Web Directory


Canadian Council for Geographic Education

Aims to strengthen geographic education, emphasis about geography in the school system, and increases public awareness on the importance of geographical literacy.

Cartography Speciality Group

Offers activities, cartography links and newsletters on their specialty.

Columbia Gazetteer of North America

Encyclopedia of geographical places covers every incorporated place and county in the United States, bibliographical records, abbreviations, and keys.


Study the spatial nature of computer communications networks in electronic places like cyberspace and encompasses a wide range of geographical phenomena from the study of the physical infrastructure to perception of digital spaces.

Discovering Antarctica

Collection of teaching and learning resources focusing on the Antarctic region. Includes images, videos, and a glossary.

European Spatial Planning Research and Information Database

Information source for researchers and policy-makers concerning with strategic spatial planning in a European context contains books, journals, policy reports, plans and statements.

Geographical Magazine -

Illustrates articles on people, places, cultures, adventure, responsible travel, history, science and environmental issues. GeographicalMag


Subject gateway to scholarly relevant links in earth sciences, geography and mining.

GeoHive -

Provides geopolitical data, statistics on the human population, Earth, and population statistics of regions, countries, provinces and cities.


Allows users to test their knowledge of world geology against other users, or by themselves.


Resources for human and physical geography, planning, geoscience and environmental science include category listings and updates.

History of the International Date Line

Chronicles circumnavigator’s paradox, discovery, proposals, courses, and Alaska, the Philippines, and Samoa adjustments.


Researchers and teachers collaborate and explore the polar regions. Hands-on field research where K-12 teachers spend 2-6 weeks participating in order to invigorate polar science education.

Statoids - Administrative Divisions of Countries

Compiles listings of links to a specific country, guide about statoids and features details, newsletter and country codes.

UCL Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Deals with geography, space, location, and the built environment.

World Countries

Comprehensive information about the different countries of the world with maps, photos, statistics, flags, history, and demographics.

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