Reference

People and Places

Categories

* Biography
* Country Profiles
* Flags
* Geography
* Maps

Sites

* National Geographic Virtual Library
Access to the digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic. Coverage is from 1888 onwards up until the most recent issues. This resource includes National Geographic: Kids and National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Penguin Encyclopedia of Places
Published by Penguin, 1999. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Before They Pass Away
High resolution photography of some of the world's last indigenous people by Jimmy Nelson. View online or borrow the book from our libraries.
* International Crisis Group (ICG)
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation, with over 110 staff members on five continents, working through field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict.
* National GPS Network
Aimed at professional surveyors, geodesists and GIS developers. You can also access general and technical information including the use of GPS, guides to the National Grid and coordinate systems in Great Britain.
* UNESCO World Heritage