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Africa  
Africa
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/
PBS in cooperation with National Geographic and Nature Magazines has created this site with information on 43 countries within 8 regions.
  Africa Maps
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/africa.html
The University of Texas at Austin offers this site with numerous maps of Africa.
  African Wildlife Foundation
http://www.awf.org/
Covers the regions of Africa, its animals, and environment.
Antarctica  
  About Antarctica - Australian Antarctic Division
http://www.antarctica.gov.au/
about-antarctica
This web site is presented by the Australian Antarctic Division of the  Australian Government. It provides information on Antarctica's wildlife, history, and environment. Also includes educational resources.
  British Antarctic Survey:
About Antarctica
http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/
About_Antarctica/index.html
The British Antarctic Survey offers an in depth survey of the South Pole.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution -- Polar Discovery :: Antarctica :: Location and Geography
http://polardiscovery.whoi.edu/
antarctica/
"Most people know that Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth, but did you know it is the world's largest desert? That huge volcanoes can be found here? Or a lake the size of Lake Ontario is locked beneath the ice? Discover what else you would find in Antarctica" on this web site
Asia  
  Ask Asia
http://www.askasia.org/
Covers everything about Asia. There are sections for students and teachers. Maps are included.
  Discover China
http://library.thinkquest.org/
26469/index2.html
A ThinkQuest site devoted to the history and people of China.
Australia  
  Fabulous Facts About Australia
http://www.ga.gov.au/education/
geoscience-basics.html
Focuses on Australian Geography.  Includes maps and statistics.
General Geography  
  Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport
http://www.mrdowling.com/
This site has information for both history and geography buffs.  There is information on ancient civilizations, the Middle Ages, the World Wars, and more.
  National Geographic Kids
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/
Have fun playing games and learning about geography.
  The Natural Wonders of the World
http://www.tramline.com/tours/
sci/natwon/
_tourlaunch1.htm
Take a tour of the Natural Wonders of the world. Links are provided at the bottom of each picture to connect you directly to the site with more information about the natural wonder.
  Postcards from Buster
http://pbskids.org/buster/index.html
Marc Brown's character Buster has a site that talks about his travels. Learn about cultures, games, and a read weekly blog.  Go to the Search page to see a list of everything
  USGS Learning Web
http://www.usgs.gov/education/
The United States Geological Survey has information for students, teachers, and explorers.
  World Fact Book
https://www.cia.gov/library/
publications/the-world-factbook/
index.html
Find quick information about almost every country from the CIA's World Fact Book.
India  
  India - A Country Study
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/intoc.html
From the Area Handbook Series published by the Library of Congress, this site offers information on the Geography, History, Religion, Social Systems, and more.
  Manas: India and Its Neighbors
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/
This site is provided by UCLA offers a variety of topics such as history and culture.
Ireland  
  Ireland
https://www.cia.gov/library/
publications/the-world-factbook/
geos/ei.html
Quick facts about Ireland from the Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook.
  Irelandseye.com
http://www.irelandseye.com/
welcome.shtm
A weekly webzine on Ireland and Irish culture, history, tradition, myth and more. The site is updated with new articles and features each Friday.
  Irish Culture and Irish Customs
http://www.irishcultureandcustoms.com/
A collection of all things Irish such as history, cooking, and poetry.
Maps  
  InfoPlease
http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/
Simple maps of any country in the world.  Just select the area you want.
  The Map Library at the United Nations
http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/
maplib/maplib.htm
There are maps from around the world.  The maps are in pdf format, so you must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader to see them.
  MapMaker Interactive
http://education.nationalgeographic.com/
education/mapping/
interactive-map/?ar_a=1
Explore the world with map themes, data, and tools and make your own customized map.
  Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
Online maps at the University of Texas at Austin website. They have maps from all over the world.
United States  
  Color Landform Atlas of the United States
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html
Created by Ray Sterner of the John Hopkins University. Colorful landform maps and satellite images of all 50 states.
     
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