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Web Resources Driving Directions & Map Searches
Bing Maps
Maps, driving directions, business locations, and more.
Google Maps
Maps, driving directions, business locations, and more. Users without high speed Internet might prefer to use the HTML-only edition of this service.
Generate maps of locations as well as driving directions to and from destinations. You can also locate places by address and find attractions and services local to those areas, including hotels, dining locations, stores, schools and universities, museums, libraries, and more.
Rand McNally: Driving Directions
Maps, driving directions, and more.

Maps - General Information
How Stuff Works: How Maps Work
How Maps Were Made
From New York Public Library. Archived website at
How to Read a Map
From New York Public Library. Archived website at
How to Read a Topographic Map
From How Stuff Works: Hiking

New York State & New York City Maps
Digital Raster Quadrangles
New York State topographical Maps. From NYSGIS Clearinghouse.
Historic District Maps of New York City
Maps for all five buroughs of New York City. From the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Historical Maps of the New York City Subway System
From 1880 to 2005.
Maps In New York City
Tourists attractions maps of New York City. From Frommers.
MTA Maps
From the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
New York and United States Map Links
Includes blank outline maps, landform maps, a climate map, and a political map of the state. Includes county disignations. Also US outline maps with states, capitols, and/or major cities.
New York City Transportation Maps
Besides PDF maps, you can find out fares and where to pick up copies of the maps.
Subway, Bus, and Rail maps of New York City Map gallery
"The mapping applications below are designed to make living in New York City easier and to provide New Yorkers with ways to live an engaged civic life. From 311 service requests and crime locations, to schools and public services, use these resources for staying geographically connected to the city. Check back periodically as the list will continue to expand." From

Maps of the World
U.S. Maps
Color Landform Atlas of the United States
Select a state and see a county map, shaded relief map, satellite map and other maps.
Everything you want to know about each state, such as area codes, famous people, schools, climate, history, symbols, zoos and much more. Includes blank state outline maps.
Historical Maps of the United States
Includes maps of cities, territories, American Indians' tribes, settlements, military history maps, and more. From the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.
The National Map
"The geographic information available from The National Map includes orthoimagery (aerial photographs), elevation, geographic names, hydrography, boundaries, transportation, structures, and land cover." From the U.S. Geological Survey.
U.S. National Atlas
Provides printable maps including a map of the United States and state capitals. Other maps include Time Zones, Presidential Elections (1789 to 2000), Indian Reservations, Congressional Districts, and more. From the United States Department of the Interior (DOI).

Please note: We are combining the National Atlas of the United States with The National Map to provide a single source for geospatial and cartographic information...[The National Atlas] will be removed from service on September 30, 2014.
Modern Language Association Language Map
View and compare color coded maps of the United States as a whole or by each state. Bar graphs can be created by state, zip code, town, city or county.
United States Maps
From the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. Maps
From government agencies. Topics: Community, Environmental, Health, Historical, Space, United States, Weather, Where to Buy U.S. Government Maps and World. From the U.S. Government (

World Maps
Full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
Atlases and Maps
A list of links to over 60 sites including earthquakes, relief maps, street maps, historical maps and much more.
Blank Outline Maps of the Countries and Continents of the World
Education Place Outline Maps
Arranged by continent. Also includes individual maps of the 50 state and historical American maps. Includes some unlabeled maps.
Fact Monster World Atlas & Map Library
Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
Interactive maps of the 20th century trends, governments, and much more.
Library Spot's Maps
Includes links to maps collections, U.S. maps, world maps, and specialized maps such as aerial, zip codes, space, topographic, and many more.
The Map Collection of the National Library of Australia
"Our Maps collection includes over 600,000 maps, from early European charts to current mapping of Australia, in print and digital form. All online maps are now freely available for download, in high resolution." Tip: Please scroll down their page for full details and collection highlights. See also their Using the Maps Collection page. From the National Library of Australia.
The MapMachine
Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more. Plus, browse antique maps, find country facts, or plan your next outdoor adventure with our trail maps.
MapMaker 1 Page Maps
Create one-page outline maps and download, email, print or share them. Customize using Basic Map Elements, Borders and Names, and Other Features. Also includes drawing tools and markers. From National Geographic.
A collection of atlases published before 1923 searchable by keyword. Requires Adobe Flash. Each click on a maps zooms in for more and more detail. Maps are in color and black and white. Includes "Historical Atlas to Modern Europe" covering the Roman Empire through to the end of the 19th century.
National Geographic: Map Library
Filter your search by Grades, Types, and Subjects from Cartography to Social Studies. From National Geographic.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
"The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (PCL 1.306) is a general collection of more than 250,000 maps covering all areas of the world. Many of the maps are included in our Library Catalog. More than 11,000 map images from our collection are also available online."
Rand McNally
Street maps, North America travel guides, trip planning, blog, fun facts about major destinations, and more.
Rare Map Collection
A collection of more than 800 historical maps of America spanning nearly 500 years.
Topo Maps, Aerial Photos & Topographic Map Data
Locate by longitude and latitude, search by keyword, or browse by points of interest. From
Browse with the Map Viewer; search with longitude and latitude coordinates with Find Maps; Find Places by name.
Includes special topics such as Bodies of Water, Continents, Countries, Currency Conversion, Current Time, Distances, Equator, Hemispheres, Find Any Address, Find Any City, Find Any Latitude and Longitude, Oceans, Flags, Outline Maps, Populations and World Maps.
World Outline Maps
Grouped by region, the maps are unlabeled and placed on longitude and latitude lines. From Brigham Young University.

Middletown Thrall Library: Library Maps
Driving Directions to Middletown Thrall Library
Visit the library! Includes links with maps/directions to Thrall via Google Maps, Mapquest, or Yahoo! Maps.
Maps of Middletown Thrall Library's Interior
Layouts of the first and second floorplans. PDF format.
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