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aqua-pin AFRICA   
  1. Africa Culture Quest
    www.ipl.org/youth/cquest/africa/africa.html
    Holidays, games, recipes and parks of featured countries.

  2. Africa South of the Sahara
    www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa
    Great directory for African information.

  3. African Countries
    www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/guide3.html
    Links to sites about specific African locales.

  4. African Information Center
    www.hmnet.com/africa/1africa.html
    Basic information about the countries of Africa.
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aqua-pin ANTARTICA   
  1. Discovering Antarctica
    www.discoveringantarctica.org.uk/
    Learn about this least known continent.

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aqua-pin ASIA   

  1. Asia Culture Quest
    www.ipl.org/youth/cquest/asia/asia.html
    Holidays, games, folklore, crafts and recipes from selected Asian sites.

  2. Ask Asia
    asiasociety.org/education
    The Asia Society provides links for teachers and students to promote the study of Asia.

  3. Chinese Girl with Bound Feet
    www.sfmuseum.org/chin/foot.html
    Description of ancient Chinese custom of foot binding.

  4. Edo, Japan A Virtual Tour
    www.us-japan.org/edomatsu
    Cultural tour of Tokyo.
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aqua-pin AUSTRALIA/OCEANIA  

  1. Guide to Australia
    www.csu.edu.au/australia
    Travel, tourism, trade, culture, geography of Australia.

  2. Learn About Australia
    www.australianexplorer.com/general_information.htm
    Find out about this continent here.

  3. NZ History
    www.nzhistory.net.nz
    Learn about New Zealand here.

  4. Zoom School Australia
    www.zoomschool.com/school/Australia
    Explore the animals, music, art, explorers, etc., of Australia.
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aqua-pin EUROPE 
  1. British History
    www.britannia.com/history
    Study Britain through these biographies, through listings for church history, monarchs, through maps and documents.

  2. CNN Europe
    europe.cnn.com
    Look at news updates for European locations.

  3. Stonehenge Tunnel Debate
    goo.gl/cERVGI
    www.savestonehenge.org.uk/stonec.html
    Learn about the project that would change the face of one of England's major attractions.
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aqua-pin MAPS
  1. All the World's Maps
    www.embassyworld.com/maps/maps.html
    You have access to maps for every country here.

  2. Atlapedia
    www.atlapedia.com
    Physical and political maps, as well as facts and statistics on countries of the world.

  3. Background Notes
    www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn
    State Department's compiled information about countries.

  4. CIA World Factbook
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
    Comprehensive data on many aspects of each world country.

  5. David Rumsey's Historical Map Collection
    www.davidrumsey.com
    Explore this individual's map collection.

  6. Economist Country Briefings
    www.economist.com/countries/
    Country profiles and recent news for a given country.

  7. Eyewitness: History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It
    www.eyewitnesstohistory.com
    History studied through a series of important events of the time period.

  8. Flags of the World
    www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags
    In addition to the official country flag, there are links included to specialized flags in use in the country.

  9. Fodor's Travel Guides
    www.fodors.com/miniguides
    Information about selected travel destinations.

  10. Geography IQ
    www.geographyiq.com
    Concise information on the world's countries.

  11. Governments on the Web
    www.gksoft.com/govt
    Links to governmental entities throughout the globe: courts, parliaments, governing bodies.

  12. Grand Canyon Explorer
    www.kaibab.org
    Created by an enthusiast, view images and learn history about this natural feature.

  13. History Central Nation by Nation
    www.historycentral.com/NationbyNation/index.html
    You may choose to learn basic information about a country, or to explore it in depth at this location.

  14. Map Collection
    memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html
    You may select maps of cities, the environment, exploration or military battles dating from 1500 to the present.

  15. Map Guide
    www.stjernberg.com/maps/mapguide.htm
    Index to maps found on the Web.

  16. Map Machine
    www.nationalgeographic.com/maps
    Use National Geographic's Map Machine to find your map!

  17. Mapquest
    www.mapquest.com
    As well as general maps, this site includes maps for travel or maps of specific driving directions.

  18. Maps of War
    www.mapsofwar.com/
    Trace historical events through maps.

  19. National Geologic Map Database
    ngmdb.usgs.gov
    Map collection of the U. S. Geological Survey.

  20. Outline Maps
    www.eduplace.com/ss/ssmaps/index.html
    Very basic political maps are available on this site.

  21. Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
    www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html
    Extensive map collection.

  22. State Department
    www.state.gov
    News of interest around the globe.

  23. U.S. Geographic Name Server
    geography.usgs.gov
    You can locate any feature in the United States here.

  24. World Atlas
    www.graphicmaps.com/aatlas/world.html
    Diverse types of information on world sites.

  25. World Factbook Reference Maps
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
    Maps from the CIA's World Fact Book site.

  26. Xpeditions Atlas
    www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas
    Maps included are for general regions.

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aqua-pin NEBRASKA    


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aqua-pin NORTH AMERICA    
  1. 50 States and Capitals
    www.50states.com
    Short sketches about each of our states.

  2. American States
    www.globalcomputing.com/states.html
    Links to official websites of the states.

  3. Blank State Outline Maps
    www.50states.com/maps
    Outline maps for the state of your choice.

  4. Canada
    www.canada.com
    National and local information by province or city.

  5. Mexico On Line
    www.mexonline.com/estado.htm
    General information about Mexico.

  6. U.S. Gazeteer
    www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas
    Get your simple maps here.

  7. U.S. History
    www.ushistory.org
    Focus is on early American history, as this site is produced by the Independence Hall Association.
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aqua-pin SOUTH AMERICA  
  1. Latin America Culture Quest
    www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/cquest/southamerica/southamerica.html
    Games, museums and recipes from Brazil.
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Updated October 27, 2014
by Gloria Godtel
District Media Specialist