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National Geographic videos provides a large amount of information on different topics. Click on the link to be taken to National Geographic's You Tube page.
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The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography. They advance geography and support geographers in the UK and across the world.
The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) is Australia's national science research agency, solving challenges using innovative science and technology.
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Factmonster.com combines essential reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for everyone. From the solar system to the world economy to educational games, Factmonster.com has the information you are seeking.
Fact Monster's section on COUNTRIES provides profiles including: Geography · Maps · Flag · History · Current ruler · Area · Population · Capital · Largest cities · Languages · Ethnicity/race · Religion · Literacy rate · Economy · Government
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Nat Geo geography will transport you to some of the planet’s coolest countries. Explore the lush rainforests of Brazil, the incredible architecture of Italy and set out on a spectacular Kenyan safari – just to name a few.
Learn about the people who live there, the wildlife you’ll find there, local government and diverse landscapes. Plus discover awesome natural wonders like volcanoes, glaciers and wacky weather systems!
NationalMap is a website for map-based access to spatial data from Australian government agencies. It is an initiative of the Department of Communications and the Arts now currently managed by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the software has been developed by Data61 working closely with the Department of Communications and the Arts, Geoscience Australia and other government agencies.
The CIA Library has published an online World Factbook.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Google Earth Pro on desktop is free for users with advanced feature needs. Import and export GIS data, and go back in time with historical imagery. Available on PC, Mac, or Linux. Download onto your own device now.
The Atlas of Living Australia is a collaborative, national project that aggregates biodiversity data from multiple sources and makes it freely available and usable online.