State Government Information
Catalog Feedback Search Our Site Site Map What's New
About ODL Oklahoma Libraries Library FYI Reference Desk Publications State Government Information U.S. Government Information Cartwright Law Library Literacy Programs

Dept. of Libraries

200 NE 18th St
Oklahoma City,

U.S. Government

(405) 522-3335
(405) 525-7804—FAX


Steve Beleu,
U.S. Government

U.S. Government Information Division Links
Congressional Delegation

Oklahoma's Federal Information Libraries

Historical Publications

Informational Brochures

Today in History

Special Collections in Depository Libraries

U.S. Government Information Division Home

Federal Geographic Information

(Return to Topic List)

Topographic maps, thematic maps, DEMs, DOQs, and other virtual maps

  • GIS Data Depot
    Topos, DEMs, DOQ, hydrographic maps, transportation maps, public land survey maps, landuse and landcover maps, wetlands, and other maps for Oklahoma and OK counties. A product of
  • Terraserver
    Topos, aerial and satellite photos, relief maps. Aerial and satellite photos aren't available for all areas. Can find locations by name; can also search by latitude or longitude. View aerial photographs of your local area. A product of Microsoft.
  • Topozone
    Topozone has every U.S. Geological Survey map for the U.S. at 1:100,000, 1:25,000, and 1:24,000 scales.
  • Geological Survey
    Information about the U.S. Geological Survey's national mapping program, including the National Atlas of the United States.
  • NOAA Topographics
    Topographic maps for states from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Data Centers.
  • Maps on Demand
    Environmental theme maps from the Environmental Protection Agency for U.S., state, and county.

  • National Resources Inventory
    Land cover and land use maps from the National Resources Inventory program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • Montana State Library
    Montana State Library's Natural Resource Information System. The best specific-state GIS in the nation, and the product of a library!
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation
    ODOT's own series of maps of Oklahoma counties.

  • National Forest Maps Ordering
  • Geological Survey Maps Ordering

(Return to Topic List)

1990 Census Maps

  • TIGER Mapping Service
    Create a map of Census Bureau data for population and social characteristics. Can map to county level. Notes: you need to fill in each variable in their search screen; the key to their map codes is in the "attribute data" files; expect to expend a little effort to learn this (it's worth it).

(Return to Topic List)

Satellite Photos

    Landsat photo index from U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Spatial News
    List of Landsat photos from Spatial News newsletter (note: more up to date than U.S.G.S. index).
  • Terraserver Satellite Photos
    Satellite photos from Terraserver (note: satellite photos are identified as Spin 2 images, and are not available yet for many areas).

(Return to Topic List)

GIS Data Sources

  • Digital Terrain Data
    Digital Terrain Data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides digital elevation model data for the U.S. and the world.
  • Image of Oklahoma
    From 30 Second Topographic Data (June 1999).

  • U.S. Geospatial and Attribute Data
    Guide to Mostly On-Line and Mostly Free U.S. Geospatial and Attribute Data from The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies. Links to data for the world, the U.S., state, and counties; and data by themes. An excellent source.

(Return to Topic List)

GPS Information

(Return to Topic List)

Geographic Names

  • Geographic Names Database
    The Geographic Names Information System database of the U.S. Geological Survey. Use this for names in U.S.
  • GEOnet Names Server
    GEOnet Names Server of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency. Use this for names in other nations.

(Return to Topic List)

GIS Virtual Publications

(Return to Topic List)


  • Map Server Demos
    Miscellaneous map server demos from ESRI, including searching the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory System by zip code, making a shaded relief map of anyplace in the world, and viewing maps from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
  • The Peters Projection: An Area Accurate Map
    The Arno Peters map of 1974 is the first map that plots miles equally from east to west and from north to south. It is the most accurate world map that we have.
  • Geographic Information Systems FAQ

(Return to Topic List)

ODL Online Logo
Copyright 2003  -  All Rights Reserved
Oklahoma Department of Libraries