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February, 1999

Geo-Images Project

The Geo-Images Project is a database of images for use in teaching geography, housed at the Geography Computing Facility at the University of California at Berkeley.

Lots of great photography including some awesome QTVR panoramas!

Nice simple organizational style, each page is linked back to the main page and its topic heading. Several of the collections do not as yet have any labeling for the images.

You're in for a visual treat at this site. It has an extensive collection of photographic images from all around the world. My favorite is the large collection of QTVR panoramas. These images allow you to use your mouse to move the image around 360 degrees plus look up and down! It's the next best thing to being there! Be careful though, if you go really fast, it will make you dizzy! The main collection of images is well cataloged and easy to browse. The site also houses a large collection of images that are still in the process of being catalogued. These collections are well worth looking through, but you will find that many do not have any labels to explain what you are looking at. Geography and social studies teachers, bookmark this site!