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  • Wikipedia Articles

    Free Download — Services for this API has ceased Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause. You can find a download of the data set for this API on this page Did you ever want to correlate Wikipedia articles with geographic locations? You know, so you can figure out whose castle that is on the hill you just drove past, know whether there’s a natural or supernatural phenomenon ...
  • Foursquare Places

    No Data — The service for this API has ceased Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause. The Foursquare Places API delivers uniquely rich information about venues, worldwide. Where many geolocation providers will deliver venue categories described across broad types: bars, restaurants, gyms, colleges, grocery stores, etc, Foursquare data is unique in the venue type depth ...
  • US Census (ACS): Income, Age, Housing and Population by Location

    Free Download — The service for this API has ceased Our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause. You can find a download of the data set for this API on this page The 2009 American Community Survey (ACS) Topline API provides basic demographic data based on your geographically defined query. This geo to ACS data API searches by lat/long coordinates to retrieve ACS data about a ...
  • Global Daily Weather Data from the National Climate Data Center (NCDC)

    Offsite — Weather data provided by the National Climate Data Center (NCDC). The downloads available include Global Surface Summary of Day (GSOD) data provided by the NOAA division, National Climate Data Center. Explore the download for weather data, temperature data and more. You can fetch your own copy with wget -r -l3 —no-clobber —no-parent —no-verbose -a /tmp/wget_log.log ...
  • Poverty Data Sets General Information

    Offsite — A collection of subnational, spatially explicit, poverty data sets. These are available for selected proxy measures of poverty at global and national scales. The global data are of varying resolution, but primarily coarse; the national data sets are of considerable higher resolution. The Global data sets include two proxy poverty measurements: Malnutrition (underweight ...
  • US Census Bureau TIGER data

    Offsite — The US government’s ‘Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing’ system, usually referred to as TIGER, is based on an extensive database of US geographic information. It is county-level data that documents physical features like roads and rivers, as well as some administrative features such as Congressional districts. Data can be downloaded for each ...
  • Austin Daily Weather (extracted from National Climate Data Center (NCDC) Data)

    Free Download — About This is an extract from the “Global Daily Weather Data from the National Climate Data Center (NCDC)” dataset for just austin. Contents There are several files in the packages: austin_daily_weather.tsv — daily weather from the operational weather station closest to Austin (Mueller Airport 1948-1999, Bergstrom for the last part of 1999, and Camp Mabry 2000-2009). ...
  • Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Elevation Data

    Offsite — Description From <http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/>: > … The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) obtained elevation data on a near-global scale to generate the most complete high-resolution digital topographic database of Earth. > > … > SRTM is an international project spearheaded by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Aeronautics ...
  • Geograph British Isles

    Offsite — About The Geograph British Isles project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland, and you can be part of it. License Most photos seem to be CC-BY by default. <http://www.geograph.org.uk/faq.php#opensource> Download No bulk download facility.
  • National Street Gazetteer

    Offsite — Description From the [about page](http://www.thensg.org.uk/iansg/link.htm?id=100): > The National Street Gazetteer (NSG) is the definitive reference system used in the notification process and the coordination of street works. Under legislation, each local highway authority in England and Wales is required to create and maintain its own Local Street Gazetteer (LSG) ...
  • GeoNames

    Offsite — The geonames.org geographical database is available for download free of charge under a creative commons attribution license. It contains over eight million geographical names and consists of 6.3 million unique features whereof 2.2 million populated places and 1.8 million alternate names. All features are categorized into one out of nine feature classes and further ...
  • Open Street Map - UK Extracts

    Offsite — About UK extracts from [Open Street Map](http://ckan.net/package/read/osm).
  • Landsat Data

    Offsite — Description Landsat ETM+, TM, and MSS data are available from USGS for free. [Base data page](http://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/where.html) leads on to: <http://eros.usgs.gov/products/satellite/landsat_ortho.html> Not entirely clear from that page you can actually get bulk downloads from however bulk of landsat data is on [geotorrent](http://geotorrent.org/) ...
  • OpenStreetMap

    Offsite — OpenStreetMap (OSM) is aimed at creating and providing free geodata such as street maps to anyone who wants them. The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from using them in creative, productive or unexpected ways. The planet.osm file described at the download link above ...
  • GeoCommons

    Offsite — Description Geocommons is a website for uploading and visualizing datasets with a geospatial component (so they can be plotted on a map). Focus is on visualization rather than the data with tagline: “Explore, Create and Share Intelligent Maps and Geographic Data” Openness: PASS- License: all datasets licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 Access: data provided in kml or ...
  • The CIESIN World Data Center

    Offsite — Description The CIESIN World Data Center is a portal, hosted by NASA’s Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), which provides access to a wide range of global data, associated documentation, and visualization and analysis tools, and to the community of experts on global data. Contains a very large number of different datasets many of which are open. ...
  • US Maps and Data from Geodata.gov

    Offsite — Download GIS, geodata and map data for state, county and local governments.
  • Ancient Geographic Information

    Offsite — Description Datasets produced by the [pleiades project](http://pleiades.stoa.org/about-pleiades): > Organized by the Ancient World Mapping Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A., Pleiades brings together a global community of scholars, students and enthusiasts to expand and enhance continually the information originally brought together by ...
  • GRASS GIS North Carolina Dataset

    Offsite — We developed a completely new free geospatial dataset and substituted all Spearfish (SD) examples in the previous editions with this new, much richer North Carolina (NC, USA) data set. This data set is a comprehensive collection of raster, vector and imagery data covering parts of North Carolina (NC), USA (map), prepared from public data sources provided by the North ...
  • Libre Map Project - Free Maps and GIS Data

    Offsite — Description Mainly seem to be an aggregator of data from elsewhere. From front page: > The purpose of the Libre Map Project is to aggregate and make digital maps and related GIS data available for Free. > > Data – search and download Maps and other GIS data > > Documentation – information on Cartography and GIS related topics brought to you by Wikipedia. > > ...