ABOUT IRELAND An island only 486 km. long by 275 km. wide, with a population of only 5 million people, Ireland is a paradise for the tourist who enjoys a motoring or hiking holiday, with uncrowded roads offering a variety of beautiful scenery - mountains, lakes, a rugged coastline and green fertile plains. The warm waters of the Gulf Stream give Ireland a temperate climate with a generally mild winter and a cool summer.
Earth and Moon Viewer You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe.
Geography World Geography World is an educational and entertaining website covering many aspects of geography.
GeoNet Game Great way to learn about geography and history.
Glacier! Welcome to GLACIER, a website all about Antarctica and the part Antarctica plays in our global system of weather and climate and oceans and geology! The GLACIER Web Site is intended to introduce you to the Antarctic and the brave souls who are investigating that vast, frozen continent.
Grand Canyon National Park Explorer Explore The Grand Canyon - The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and one of our planet's most astounding accomplishments. The sheer majesty and beauty of the scenery found here is beyond belief. I have never seen a picture that has ever done it justice. I keep taking them and I manage to capture little pieces of beauty here and some majesty there but to really understand the Grand Canyon, to really appreciate it, you have to see it with your own eyes.
Harvard Map Collection The Harvard Map Collection includes over 6000 atlases, as well as several thousand original pre-1900 atlases and maps. Antiquarian maps have been a focus of the library since the founding of the College in 1636. Nautical charts, aerial photography, and satellite imagery broaden the collection.
Helping Your Child Learn Geography Today, we would like to believe that youngsters are growing up similarly inquisitive about the world. Perhaps they are, but recent studies and reports indicate that, if such imaginings are stirring in our youngsters, they're not being translated into knowledge. Not that there ever was a "golden age" when all our young and all our citizens were conversant about the peoples and places of the globe. Still, there is considerable evidence that such knowledge among young Americans has dipped to an alarming low.
How Volcanoes Work This website is an educational resource that describes the science behind volcanoes and volcanic processes.
InfoNation InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.
Japan Learn about Japan (games too) from ZoomSchool.
Make a Map of Your Community A map cannot show everything about a place. For a map to communicate clearly, it must show a limited number of things. In this activity, you will get to make a map that shows the things that make your community a special place to live.
National Atlas of the United States (geography) This Atlas updates a large bound collection of paper maps that was published in 1970. Like its predecessor, this edition promotes greater national geographic awareness. It delivers easy to use, map-like views of America's natural and sociocultural landscapes.
Peace Corps Kids Page Welcome to Kids World, brought to you by the Peace Corps. Join our pal, Traveler, as she explores the globe and learns about making a difference.
Rainforest Kids Action Find out about the animals and people of the rainforests and what kids can do to help save the world's rainforests.
Sail the Pacific with the Krynos Kids We are Nicolas (9), Mathieu (7) and Lucas (4), each a year older since we started this voyage. Our house is in Seattle, USA but our home away from home is our forty-seven foot Sailing Vessel called "Kyrnos." We want you to come along with us on our adventure--a two year cruise around the Pacific Ocean. Oh, we had to take our parents along too!
Stately Knowledge These web pages will help you find out the basic facts about the United States.