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Library Research Guides

Geospatial Data

Subject guide to finding and using geospatial data. Includes tutorials for using elevation data to make contours, and using aerial imagery layers to output imagery even more efficiently than Google Earth Pro can.

High resolution vector data

International Boundaries - highest resolution available

Released in September 2011 by the U.S. Department of State Humanitarian Information Unit

http://hiu.state.gov/data/data.aspx

Global Administrative Areas

An ongoing project to map all of the world's countries' administrative boundaries, not just country boundaries, but also sub-country (e.g. province or state, county, etc.)

http://www.gadm.org/