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GEOG 1301 / GEOG 1302 / GEOG 1303 SO: GEOG 1303 Internet Sources


 Use these authoritative websites to identify problems to research.

Databases from the Web

Searching a database is not like searching the Web.  Databases are collections of scholarly articles of a specific subject.  Some databases are available only through the TCC Library Webpage, but there are also some that are free and available online, like the ones below.

  Type in the name of a country or body of water

Wolfram|Alpha's long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. Our goal is to build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries. (

The information gathered from the Wolfram/Alpha project is similar to that found in the Global Road Warrior database or the CIA World Factbook.

Maps (outlines)

Google Earth

Virtual Maps

  • Click Move the Map
  • Enter country name in box