Geography - Laos

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Visit Mekong - Laos
Visit Mekong is the official website for tourism in the Greater Mekong sub-region. Not only does this site provide travel information, it also provides historical and cultural information.
Geography and Climate
The University of Texas at Austin Library
The University of Texas at Austin Library is the third largest public supported academic library in the United States. The mission of the University is to enrich the intellectual life people by fostering information discovery, enabling teaching and research, nurturing creativity, partnering in the development and dissemination of new knowledge, and contributing to the intellectual growth and fulfillment of the individual.
Maps of Laos
MapQuest is a division of GeoSystems Global Corporation. MapQuest's goal is to pioneer new ways for businesses and consumers to use interactive mapping on the World Wide Web. MapQuest is the leading provider of interactive mapping technology and services for Internet publishers. These interactive maps allow the viewer to scroll across terrain, zoom in and out - from regional down to city levels - and much more.
Interactive Map
The UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre
The UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre provides information for policy and action to conserve the living world. Now an office of the UN based in Cambridge, UK, the Centre's work is an integral part of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
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UNESCO - World Heritage List
The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the United Nations. It is also responsible for the conservation and preservation of sites chosen for the list of World Heritage Sites by the World Heritage Committee.
Town of Luang Prabang
Yahoo! Weather
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