Geography & Travel

Some of these online resources are subscription-based available only to current library card-holders off-site.

GIS ResourcesEpiscopal Day School students participating in GIS Day at the library

The Geographic Information System (GIS) for the Town of Southern Pines offers mapping services for citizens, in addition to providing answers to questions and solutions to problems. See the Town of Southern Pines GIS Department for more information.

In addition, the below sites can help you find out more about GIS and maps.

Moore County Geographic Information System

What is GIS?

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AtoZ Maps Online is the worlds largest database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000 plus maps are: political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month. 

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is the only database that contains traditional recipes and covers food culture for 174 countries of the world. 

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Access National Geographic articles from 1888 to present day using the National Geographic Virtual Library.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in 70 languages, including English.

Rand McNally World Atlas

Rand McNally World Atlas helps you improve your geography and map skills.  Find maps, games, activities, teaching resources, and geographic reference information.