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United States History: Geography - Resources

Covers all aspects of U.S. History

Geography and Exploration

American Journeys - "Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement:  A Digital Library and Learning Center" - Wisconsin Historical Society

Atlases & Gazetteers

Definitions of Document/Source Types

Atlas - "A book or bound collection of maps, sometimes with supplementary illustrations and graphic analyses."  Answers.com. <http://www.answers.com/topic/atlas-topology>

Gazetteer "Dictionary or encyclopedia listing alphabetically the names of places, political divisions, and physical features of the earth and giving some information about each."  Columbia Encyclopedia, 2003. <http://www.answers.com/topic/gazetteer>