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Science: Geology: Finding Articles

Name Place Database

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
- An index to over 2-million place names in the United States and U.S. Territories that appear on 7.5" topographic maps. Includes information on the name of topographic maps for the area.

Paleontological Database

Bibliography of Fossil Vertebrates
- An index to the literature on Vertebrate Paleontology covering 131,190 references from 1509-1968 and 1981 - 1993.

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GeoScience World is a comprehensive Internet resource for research and communications in the geosciences, built on a core database aggregation of peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with GeoRef.


Scirus is a comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 440 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.