Analyse and understand key topics related to the environment and sustainability. Search an area of interest, or explore topics by selecting from issues. Including relevant information from business, economics, geography, law, science and technology subjects.
The Archive is a fully digitized version of the National Geographic magazine, cover to cover, published between 1884 to current. National Geographic magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society. The magazine has in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment.
ProQuest Research Library provides access to thousands of full-text periodicals. Search scholarly journals, professional and trade publications and magazines covering over 150 topics including arts, business, humanities, social sciences, medicine and science.
PriceFinder now Antique map price guide includes the most up-to-date information on the antique maps market. The database currently contains over 16,000 entries, representing over 1,000 mapmakers. This data was compiled from the offerings of over 100 dealer and auction catalogues. In the coming months, the database will be continually updated, with both historical data and new information.
The Australian Hydrographic Service of the Royal Australian Navy is responsible for publishing and maintaining the Australian national chart series. You can view thumbnail images of Australian charts with the Australian Chart index as well as find out some detail about each chart.
A database of more than 20 000 historic, natural and Indigenous places in the Register of the National Estate, the National Heritage List, the Commonwealth Heritage List, the World Heritage List, and places under consideration for any one of these lists. Information includes a place's values, its legal status, its significance, physical condition, history and photographs if available.
The Australian National Shipwrecks Database covers all known shipwrecks in Australian waters and can provide details of the ships voyage, the wreck location, the features of the vessel, crew and passengers. The number of shipwrecks listed totals 7664 including: NSW (2047), VIC (797), TAS (1116), QLD (1244), SA (774), WA (1466), NT (153) and Cocos Islands (2).
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Full text of almost 4000 historical books and periodicals relating to Australian biology, biodiversity, taxonomy, science and anthropology. It also contains over 100,000 international works.
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Developed by the Mediterranean House for Social Sciences at Aix-en-Provence and Telemme, for the University of Aix-Marseille. CartoMundi offers a catalog and reproductions of several tens of thousands of antique or new, detailed or general maps that represent diverse places of the world (mostly on Mediterranean and Balkan).
This portal links to state, territory and federal government geoscience agencies. It includes links to online databases, maps, exploration information, legislation, atlases and includes information for students through to geoscience professionals. Produced by the Australian Chief Government Geologists Committee.
Historical Land Records Viewer (HLRV) is provided by the Land and Property Management Authority of New South Wales. In a joint initiative, the State Library of NSW and Land and Property Information are making these records publicly available online. They include Charting maps, Plan Lodgment Books 1863 to 1995, Torrens titles 1863-1961 and Historical Parish Maps.
Allows you to find digitised geological heritage maps from the 19th and 20th centuries. Also includes a small selection of NSW parish maps with geological data added. Produced by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.
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This NSW Geographical Names Board provides a searchable register of over 80,000 place names in NSW, detailing location as well as origin, history and meaning if available. Discontinued names are retained in the register. If you don't know the parish name of an area, use the Geographical Names Register to search by locality or suburb. The result of the search will include the parish name.