Maps & Geography
US Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/
Maps, science and much more. Check out their RSS feeds.
A variety of maps, some with associated data, are available through the map links on their page. Some are interactive and others are only available for purchase.
Environmental themed map links from FirstGov http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Maps.shtml#vgn-environmental-vgn
Environmental Maps http://www.hud.gov/offices/cio/emaps/index.cfm
Put in your zip code and get a better picture of your community.
If you want more use this site from Superfund
Library of Congress collections
Travel and Tourism
Recreation Maps http://www.recreationmaps.gov/viewer/
Weather maps and forecasts http://www.weather.gov/
“find recreation areas published through the Recreation.Gov site and view them on dynamic maps. You may find these recreation areas in a few ways: (1) find by name, (2) find near place, or (3) find by activity or state. Once you have found a recreation area, you can view and customize a map of the area or you can link to a related site for more information”.
sponsored by the Dept. of Transportation this site is a good source of information for travelers looking for interesting stops along the way or hoping to take the scenic route.
Other Map Collections
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
Possibly the best set of map links on the web.
Directory of Geoscience Organizations Worldwide http://www.gsj.jp/Intl/Dir/a.htm
Google Earth http://earth.google.com/
Easy to use and fun. Get a new perspective on your neighborhood.