Internet Rivers: Maps
This page has links to web sites offering maps, mapping software, atlas and more. I am particularly interest in Microstock maps. Microstock refers to royalty free images that one can use in web or other published projects.
- Garmin (*) - review
Garmin is a leading provider of personal GPS technology with a variety of GPS units, maps and charts designed for different activities from wearable watch style to handheld and mounted units to integrate into your ride.
- Map Resources (www.mapresources.com)
Site sells royalty free digital maps.
- Creative Force Maps (www.creativeforce.com)
Downloadable, Editable Royalty Free Digital Maps
- World Sites Atlas (www.sitesatlas.com)
World Sites Atlas features maps of world regions, countries, states, and cities, plus hotels, destination guides, facts, useful links, photos, and more.
- OpenLayers (openlayers.org)
OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page.
- OSGeo.org (www.osgeo.org)
Created to support and build the highest-quality open source geospatial software. Our goal is to encourage the use and collaborative development of community-led projects.
- GeoServer (geoserver.org)
GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data.
- MapServer (www.mapserver.org)
MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.
- World Maps Info (www.worldmapsinfo.com)
Site provides a world travel guide with maps.
- Here (here.com)
Here offers a variety of online mapping products.
- Google Maps API links (www.geocodezip.com)
Site has examples using google maps v3
- OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org)
Open Street Map is free world map created by contributing users.
- Protophoto Maps (maps.protophoto.com)
I started geocoding pictures on ProtoPhoto and use maps drawn from OpenStreetMap to display the maps.
- CommunityWalk (www.communitywalk.com)
CommunityWalk is a website that is dedicated to providing a powerful yet simple and easy to use interface for creating informational, interactive, and engaging maps.
- Waymarking (www.waymarking.com)
Waymarking has information on unique and interesting points around the globe.
- Open Source GIS (opensourcegis.org)
Site lists resources working on open map projects.
- GPSFileDepot (www.gpsfiledepot.com)
Site offers Garmin Maps, Ximage hosting, tutorials, articles and more for your GPSr.
- US Nav Guide (www.usnaviguide.com)
This site shows a Google map overlayed with a color coded map of zip code boundaries.
- QGIS project! (www.qgis.org)
QGIS is an open source map software.
- Switch to OpenStreetMap (switch2osm.org)
Site has resources to help people switch from the big server maps to OSM.
- GeoDataSource (www.geodatasource.com)
Site offers databases of cities.
- Mapbox (www.mapbox.com)
MapBox has tools for designing and publishing maps.
- Cartographica (www.macgis.com)
Cartographica is designed for people who need to work with geospatial data to create maps, analyze data, convert between formats,
- NDS Association (www.nds-association.org)
NDS is a registered association with the vision of providing a leading world-wide map standard for automotive grade use.
- National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (www.nga.mil)
The NGA, by the Department of Defense, collects, analyzes, and distributes geospatial intelligence.
- Waterproof Paper (www.waterproofpaper.com)
Site offers waterproof paper for maps, field notes and other things that might get wet.
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