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GIS and Mapping


Maps & GIS


Data for California

San Diego 



  • Map of Every Building in America - Created by the New York Times, this interactive map reflects the built legacy of the United States

  • Mapcruizin Free shapefiles for the US on a variety of topics: political boundaries, census, weather, topography, and climate change

  • National Park Service GISDownloadable National Park System maps

  • ScienceBase - USGS data from across the US

  • U.S. Census Bureau (TIGER Files/ shapefiles)

  • USDA Geospatial Data GatewayOne Stop Source for environmental and natural resources data. Choose your area of interest, browse and select data. Customize the format, and have it downloaded or shipped on CD or DVD


RICHARD WELSH LIBRARY at NewSchool of Architecture +Design

1249 F Street San Diego CA 92101

619 684 8783