Are you angling to get out on the lake this summer? The Minnesota DNR website has a boatload of interactive maps
and a LakeFinder
search tool to help you learn more about your favorite fishing hole or locate fishing piers across the state. If your summer plans take you farther abroad, check out our Countries&Geography
topic page for destination information.
Whenever you need background info on a specific country, try Culture Grams: The World
. You'll find maps, photos, sound bites, even recipes!
Are you going somewhere fun over the holidays? National Geographic Traveler
provides travel information for anywhere you might go, or dream about going.
has a variety of excellent, downloadable color maps of many of the world's countries. And no, they're not "spy" maps!
Bridges can be scary, whether you're driving or walking. Here are 10 of the world's most terrifying
People love to create maps, even for fictional places. Suzanne Collins's "Hunger Games" books have inspired many fans to create a map of Panem
. Try drawing a map of your favorite place, real or imaginary.
Our state capitol is truly a special place. Learn more about one of it's more interesting rooms, the Rathskeller
, home to some unusual artwork featuring squirrels and other small animals.
The state finals of the Geography Bee are on March 30. Test your knowledge with one of their daily quizzes.
What's happening in Syria, and why does it matter? Countries of the World
has background info and current updates.