Antarctica & The Arctic
Maps by Region
The Cold Regions Bibliographic Project covers all disciplines related to the region including biological and geological science, medical sciences, meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric and terrestrial physics, expeditions, logistics equipment and supplies, and tourism. It is produced with support from the National Science Foundation.
It offers two searchable databases with basic and advanced features. Successful searches provide a list of citations and some full record viewing. Some items are available as free full text via an online link.
The Arctic Theme Page, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, provides extensive maps of the Artctic, including wildlife maps, reference maps with place names, topographic maps, city maps, historical maps, aboriginal maps, flora and fauna maps, interactive maps, and other maps. The site also provides a great deal of other information and data about the arctic, as well as links to related sites.
This press release discusses how the most detailed map of Antarctica yet has been created using satellite data. The release covers how this new map impacts what is known about Antarctica. This site also includes links to related information including images.
This site covers the expedition of four people in Antarctica. A variety of resources are included such as an interactive map of places they explored and aerial photography of where they stayed. A great introduction to Antarctica.