Atlases and maps
Perry-Castañed Library Map Collection
- Groups maps into two categories: Online Maps of Special
Interest and Online Maps of General Interest. Most maps were
produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. More than 700
maps of the United States are arranged into U.S. Electronic Map
Collections by Type, U.S. Territories Electronic Map Collections,
and Maps of the United States.
- Good for acquisitions of maps, driving directions, and
planning a trip (hotels, dining, city information, weather,
etc.). Of particular usefulness are its door to door driving
instructions which depicts start to destination, a marked road
map, and road directions with distance.
The National Atlas of the United States of America
- It "shows the distribution of the principal aquifers that
supply ground water to the United States, Puerto Rico and the
U.S. Virgin islands... Each principal aquifer is classified as
one of the six types of permeable geologic material:
unconsolidated deposits of sand and gravel, semiconsolidated
sand, sandstone, carbonate rocks, interbedded sandstone and
carbonate rocks, and basalt and other types of volcanic rock..."