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New Mexico Geographic Data

New Mexico Resource Geographic Information System Program:  Clearinghouse for digital spatial data including topographic, geologic, cultural, administrative, climate, hydrologic and vegetation maps.

Topographic Map/Aerial Photograph Programs

Google Maps

TerraServer:  High resolution topographic maps and aerial photographs.

LANL New Mexico Topographic Maps:  Index to New Mexico USGS
maps and free access to maps via compressed downloads, drg or ftp.

TopoZone:  Topographic maps of entire US.

Gazetteers and Place-Name Finders

USGS Geographic Names Information Server:  Searchable database for official U.S. names of physical and cultural geographic features.

US Census Bureau :  Search for incorporated place names, counties, minor civil divisions (i.e, county subdivisions) or zip codes.  Provides U.S. census data and mapping.

Geographical Locator:  Provides detailed information geographic location, political units, ecoregions, maps and other data for any point you click on a base map.

University of Maryland links to Place Names and Maps: links to mapping and place-name internet sites.

Map Unit Conversion Programs

US Public Land Survey-Latitude/Longitude Converter:  Converts township, range, section data to latitude and longitude or UTM data, and vice-versa.

Other Geographic Data

Land area and Human Population:  statistics for states and counties.

Mapathon.com:  Miscellaneous maps of New Mexico and other states.

Library of Congress Digital Map Collection:  Digital images of important historical and recent maps.

Grand Canyon National Park: collection of historical maps.


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Dr. Jennifer K. FreyEmail:jfrey@nmsu.edu