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*Geography, general

Best resources from where to begin research for Geography-related projects


A lot of Geography-related information, particularly government information, information about organizations, and statistics, can also be located with a general Internet search. While the best place to search for academic articles is via library resources, Google is appropriate for other types of information


·        Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is a global community of adventurers, setting out to collate an extensive, but my no means exhaustive, database of the wold's most fascinating destinations and unseen wonders of the world. 

With over 13,000 contributions so far, the website is proving to be hugely popular amongst the current generation of millennial travellers on a mission to find more than just themselves. Indeed, you'll find more than just landmarks documented on the website, from interesting foods, to traditions and exciting events occurring across the globe.​​​​​​

·         The Map Room
The Map Room is an insightful, and addictive, map blog covering everything from antique map collecting to the latest in geospatial technology.

·         Political Geography Now

Political Geography Now is a unique resource for anyone interested in the geography of the world’s countries and borders, both official and unofficial. Whether reporting on changes to the world political map or answering a juicy geography question, PolGeoNow articles always offer beautiful maps and concise explanations without the technical jargon. 

Their reporting is strictly politically-neutral, earning trust from professors, government agencies, and other professionals. PolGeoNow’s in-house maps are known around the web for their exceptional quality, and have been used by the likes of Bloomberg News, The Guardian, Stratford, and the International Crisis Group.


·        U.S. Geological Survey
Provides science about the natural hazards that threaten lives and livelihoods; the water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources we rely on; the health of our ecosystems and environment; and the impacts of climate and land-use change.