On this page you will find links to interactive maps of the world. Most of the maps are large, so be patient while downloading. The size (i.e. small, medium, large) refers to the size (Kb), quality and detail level of a world map.
The National Geographic Map Machine offers a wide range of thematic maps of the world, countries and cities. Look here for roadmaps, physical maps, weather maps, timezone maps and maps with other themes.
With Google Maps you can view graphical and satellite maps of cities and countries worldwide. You can also plan routes and find a business. Other options are: print maps, send them by email or link to a certain map.
"Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings and even explore galaxies in the Sky. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places and share with others."
With MSN Live Search Maps you can get driving directions, find places on the map and share your maps with others. Click on the 3D tab to start Virtual Earth 3D, where you can explore 3D buildings and cities at street level, combined with real-time weather.