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Free, downloadable map software has more features (layers like 3D buildings, borders, etc.) than its lighter weight counterpart, Google Maps (better for navigating). You'll find Google Earth installed on all public computers on campus.
Published by the CIA, the "Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities."
The Natural World
Field guides are a useful tool for identifying and describing the plants and animals that inhabit a geographic area.
Reverse image search that allows you to upload or paste the link for an image you already have and find out if it or similar images are available on the web. Helpful if you have a picture you want to find out more about.
Note: Architectural information also tends to be regional and the following are a few American examples. You might also look for travel guides or histories on specific cities or regions.