Tagged: Geography

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‚ÄčThe Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. The Data Explorer features data sets from the World Bank, the OECD, Eurostat, the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, and the California Department of Education.
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The Geographic Names Server is the official repository of standard spellings of all foreign place names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The database also contains variant spellings which are useful for finding purposes. It also contains native script spellings for some of the names. All the
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The Geo Data Portalis ponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme and is an authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP. The online database holds more than 450 different variables covering themes like freshwater, population, forests, emissions, climate, disasters, health, and GDP. They can be displayed as maps, graphs
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The GIS DataDepot is a commercial data site that has numerous data holdings available for free download. Additional data may be downloaded via a “Premium” option or written to CD-ROM for a fee. No-fee registration is required to download even the free data. Coverage is worldwide but generally not very
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Search for GIS Data or create a map using the online viewer. Geodata.gov is part of the Geospatial One-Stop E-Gov initiative providing access to geospatial data and information.
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The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)is the official repository of the United States of America’s domestic geographic names data. The GNIS contains information about physical and cultural geographic features of all types in the United States, associated areas, and Antarctica, current and historical, but not including roads and highways. The