Click on the highlighted links for Amazon-related map sites. These links will take you out of Jungle Photosclick your browser back button to return. Some of the maps from these sites are discussed in detail in the Scientific Maps section
Click below to see go to the rainforest maps websites:
• AMAZON RIVERPRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF TIDAL AND FLUVIAL SEDIMENTOLOGY (DEC '04)
Student website with detailed maps of lower Amazon tidal flux.
• BRAZILIAN AMAZON DATA (DEC '04)
Student site with monthly precipitation maps from 1972 to 1992. Maps of the state of mining licensing processes for six Brazilian Amazon states.
• EARTH OBSERVING SYSTEM - AMAZON PROJECT (DEC '04)
University of Washington database library of information used in modeling research related to the Amazon basin. Includes maps on annual hydrological balance, general landform and biophysical data, soil chemistry and river chemistry.
• GREATEST PLACES AMAZON MAP (DEC '04)
Hand-drawn map of the Brazilian Amazon from the Science Museum of Minnesota.
• CHARTER OF THE UNKNOWN (DEC '04)
From Korubo.com: the Javari area and limits of indigenous lands demarcated in 2000. Brazilian rain forest region and protected indigenous areas.
• MAPS.COM (DEC '04)
Paper and digital maps of the Amazon rainforest and Amazon countries for purchase.
• TRFIC MAP PRODUCTS LIBRARY (DEC '04)
Michigan State University Tropical Rain Forest Information Center provides Amazon and regional Brazilian maps showing a variety of environmental variables (PDF downloads.)
• SOUTH AMERICAN MAPS (DEC '04)
PastPresent.comcommercial site specializing in antique maps, including Amazon and South America. If you don't want to buy, it's still worth a visit to look at old maps, and to learn about the history of South America.
• RAINFOREST WEB (DEC '04)
Links to a variety of map-related rainforest web sites.
• RAIN-TREE: HELP WITH SCHOOL REPORTS (DEC '04)
Lots of rainforest resources including maps and links to map-related websites.
• VIRTUAL AMAZON (DEC '04)
University Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning provides maps of South America, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, etc.
• WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE (DEC '04)
Variety of maps related to biodiversity and global-scale forest trends.
More Amazon-related map links will be added shortly.
GENERAL MAPPING RESOURCE WEBSITES
• NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAP MACHINE (DEC '04)
Interactive features allow you to explore the world with the click of a mouse. (Search for "Amazon rainforest").
• CIA WORLD FACTBOOK (DEC '04)
Government organization shares general information about countries, including detailed maps from all the world's countries.