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Library of Congress - Collection of maps
Digitized maps from a vast category from the collection of the Library of Congress.

Getty Theasaurus of Geographic Names (TGN) Online
A searchable database.
"TGN focuses on places relevant to art, architecture, and related disciplines, recording names, relationships, place types, dates, notes, and coordinates for current and historical cities, nations, empires, archaeological sites, lost settlements, and physical features; it is a thesaurus, may be linked to GIS and maps (e.g., Thebes, Diospolis, Ottoman Empire, Mogao Caves, Ch'ien-fu-tung, Ganges River)."

Google Maps
A web site to find places and locations developed by Google. "It offers satellite imagery, aerial photography, street maps, 360° interactive panoramic views of streets, real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle and air, or public transportation."

National Geographic Maps
National Geographic has been publishing excellent wall maps, travel maps, recreation maps, cartography and atlases for more than a century.  One can explore more than 800 map titles and and make purchase decisions. 

USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer 
USGS provides a map to find any place in the US to explore. Historical maps on the place can then be retrieved by clicking on the location. Maps of places from other countries are also available. 

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