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World Geography Historical Map of the Earth and Countries
Paolo Forlini's "Universal Description of the Whole World Known So Far," 1565. We've learned a bit since then.

Humans are born with an immense curiosity about the world we live in. A big part of understanding that world is knowing what it looks like; that's why generations of cartographers and scholars have toiled endlessly to map out the Earth. Luckily, our geography resources are here to help you out, toil-free. View maps of the world, calculate the distance between locations, find latitude and longitude, read about noteworthy explorers, and more.

World Geography

The planet Earth is home to countless communities and nature sites—there is no count of every mountain, for example. No one can study them all, but Infoplease can help you learn about the most important natural features and more.

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    United States Geography

    The United States is a vast and varied country, from the Sierra Nevada to the Everglades, from the Grand Canyon to the Berkshires, from sea to shining sea. Check out our maps and geographical data to learn more. 

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    Not enough can be said about the value of maps. Whether you're studying history or planning your next vacation, a good map can make all the difference. Infoplease has you covered with a whole slew of maps covering every country and continent. 

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    Don't know where to start? Try our Geography Guide for a smattering of facts, quizzes, questions to the editor, and more. Or, if you're looking for something very specific, try our other tools to find your answer. 

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