Boston Public Library
Electronic Resources

  • Maps of Countries - From the CIA Fact Book, each country listing has a map, and the reference maps cover larger areas.
  • Explore with maps - From, includes atlases, topographical maps, weather maps, etc.
  • MapQuest - International maps, and includes driving distances and directions for North American locations.
  • How Far Is It - Provides distances in miles and nautical miles; includes longitude and latitude and, for U.S. locations, altitude.
  • Map Coordinates - includes longitudes, latitudes, population, and zip codes for U.S. locations (searchable by location).

The Library also provides reference over the telephone 617-536-5400, and