UT Tyler Division of Geography
National Geographic Society
Search World Atlas.com for a list of continents, countries, dependencies, islands, territories, lakes, rivers, seas, oceans and mountains -- and the highest, lowest, biggest, smallest, tallest, deepest, oldest, youngest, richest and poorest places on the planet!
A map-based interface to general information, tourist guides and pictures for places all over the world.
- The Virtual Tourist
- Yahoo's Guide to Various Countries and US States
The Breathing Earth
The Breathing Earth simulation shows "real time" CO2 emissions and births/deaths per country, based on the most up-to-date data available (that's what the creators of the simulation claim). You can hover your mouse cursor over each country to see more detailed statistics.
- Google Earth
- Lonely Planet