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There is a wide selection of innovative maps, datasets, and data visualization interfaces drawing on a variety of topics. You can spend quite some time going through the offerings here!
The Library of the University of Arkansas has a very impressive collection of international and US geodata repository links - mostly geospatial data and attributes. I'll be poking around in here for hours, I think! A wide variety of topics and well-organized to boot.
Brief article about an intensive participatory GIS workshop held with rural Indonesians, including training of geographic and GIS concepts and fieldwork mapping, with a focus on peaceful resolution of boundary disputes between tribes and villages.
The Connecticut Community Resource Inventory Online (CRI) allows Connecticut residents to download a variety of maps for every township in the state, including maps displaying topographical, soil and water, transportation, political, and agricultural information.