Maps are a useful item. For graphic maps and geographic data, a great site is:
Here are a few examples of free maps available at this map site.
Show me more on the next page of samples.
Public Domain Maps from the CIA Factbook
Don't forget that Bryce takes USGS data and makes 3D maps like this of Tokyo and Mt Fuji.
750 x 480
We've made a slide show tutorial to illustrate how a map can be made
into a globe with the Bryce 3D application.
Slide Show, Making a globe in Bryce
Click for more globes, More globes
XaraX and Xara3D in combination can create lots of great looking
3D and drop shadow effects for your maps... Just trace the edges of any map in
XaraX even at very high resolutions and make an object to import to Xara3D. You
can also output Flash files and animations.
Click for 570 x 375 pixels
Click for larger red world.