US State Dept International Boundary Studies

Florida State University has placed the US State Department’s International Boundary Studies online.  They are really useful for getting a high-level description of the history and delimitation of international boundaries around the world.  Most often the studies will not have any maps, but the text will have a description of the boundaries.  Check it out!


Cold War LA

Between 1956 and 1974 those living in Los Angeles had little idea that they were surrounded by numerous nuclear warheads.  16 Nike missile sites as well as radar and control sites were established to defend the Los Angeles area, just in case Russia decided to send their bombers our way.  Read about it and more on the Cold War LA website!