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Open & Zero-Cost Resources

  • Geography OER (Northwestern Michigan College)
    A variety of Geography OER from Northwestern Michigan College.
  • If It Were My Home
    “ is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.”
  • Introduction to Human Geography Textbook
  • National Geologic Map Database
    “Developing a distributed archive of standardized geoscience information for the nation.”
  • Open Geography Education
    A variety of Geography and Geospatial Technology e-textbooks and other online resources.
  • World Regional Geography Open Textbook
    Open textbook by Caitlin Finlayson of University of Mary Washington.
  • CIA World Factbook
    Freely accessible resource created by the CIA. “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.”
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