G.Projector is a program for creating maps in dozens of projections using outlines or NASA satellite images and can be downloaded at http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/gprojector/

The IslamProject maplink page has a variety of historical and contemporary maps from Muslim history and demographics located at http://www.islamproject.org/education/Maps.htm

PEW Forum Map: Distribution of Muslim Population by Country and Territory is based on a newly released study by the PEW Forum on Religion and Public Life. It is accompanied by a report Mapping the Global Muslim Population that can be read online, accessible from the same page as the map, or downloaded as a pdf file (click on title).

The Indian Ocean in World History is a free online resource for K-12 teachers and other educators that gives students access to a variety of primary sources as texts and images, arranged into seven eras, or long time periods, from 90,000 Before Present to the twentieth century, and can be viewed at http://www.sqcc.org/indianocean/ or http://www.indianoceanhistory.org

The Bradshaw Foundation website includes a collection of rock art from around the world at http://www.bradshawfoundation.org, in addition to ” Journey of Mankind,” an interactive, animated map of early human migration using the latest climate data and information from the Genographic Project, at  http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/journey/

Other map resources

Arid Zone World Map at http://www.unu.edu/unupress/unupbooks/80858e/80858E09.GIF

Maps of world oil production and consumption at http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/colombia/oila.html

World Official Languages Map at http://mccoy.lib.siu.edu/projects/geog/geog300/language.html

World Religions Map at http://www.wamware.com/world-religions/map.htm

Arabian Peninsula geology map from Central Region Energy Resources Team at http://geology.cr.usgs.gov/energy/WorldEnergy/OF97-470B/index.html#TOP

Maps of eastern hemisphere urbanization and trade centers, monsoon winds and Indian Ocean navigation in Chaudri, Trade and Civilization in the Indian Ocean, Cambridge U. Press, 1985

Map of the Seaways and Steppes, page 106, McNeill, The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community, U. of  Chicago Press, 1963, 1991

World Internet Nodes Map at http://www.mids.org/mmq/603/big/intrworld.html

Map of the Spread of Islam to 1500 in Francis Robinson, ed., Cambridge Illustrated History of the Islamic World, Cambridge U. Press, 1996, page 47; see also European Imperialism in the Muslim World map, page 103.

Gerald Danzer, World History: An Atlas and Study Guide, maps of trade and many excellent world history maps

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