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Historical data about military deaths

Where can I download the data behind this graph, or similar? https://www3.nd.edu/~dhoward1/Rates%20of%20Death%20in%20War.pdf
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Seeking country boundaries shapefile which is pre-1980?

I am looking for a shapefile with the country boundaries as they were when Czechoslovakia existed as a country. Is there any online open source resource where I can find historical country boundary ...
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Historical Sectoral Data

Is there anyone who has converted data provided by Mitchell (2013) book International Historial Statistics into an accessible format like .csv or .dta? The book contains data from the 19th century ...
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Ship Trip data which that shows passenger count?

Could some one please tell me if they know of a source of data that shows past passengers numbers for ships? Its specifically cruise ships the ROALD AMUNDSEN Passenger (Cruise) Ship, IMO 9813072 &...
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Archive of ZIP code changes

Each year, some (US) ZIP codes change. New codes are added, preferred and acceptable city names change, codes are sometimes deleted, or even swapped between two cities. Are there archives anywhere of ...
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Shapefiles of 20th Century British Railways

I'm looking for shapefiles of the British railway network from any time between 1900 and 1970 (before many of the railways were closed). There are many historical GIS sites (such as GBHGIS and Vision ...
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Open source SAR data for the year 1999-2001 over India

where I can get Radarsat-1 data for 1999-2001 over Indian region(open for download)? or can anyone suggest me SAR dataset for the above mentioned year and location which can be downloaded free of cost....
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Searching downloadable ADS-B database

I'm looking for a downloadable ADS-B historical database preferably with a free option, like the one that OpenSky-Network offers. To my knowledge, unfortunately, the OpenSky-Network database doesn't ...
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Looking for public source for time series data: DAX/DE40

The Deutsche Bundesbank (the German central bank) provides publicly available statistical data at https://www.bundesbank.de/en/statistics/time-series-databases This includes a number of time series ...
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Kinneret water levels

I am looking for daily data for the water level of Kinneret over the years (ideally 20+ years). Is there such thing?
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GIS Data: French Colonial Cercles

Cercles and districts were administrative units in French colonial Africa. I am looking for GIS data on their boundaries. Hints on where to find adequate digitizable historic maps on those ...
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Is there any historical database on witches?

Is there any historical database, in any form, relating to witches? It can be text-based, a spreadsheet, or just a list of numbers, or anything. For example: a list of witches executed per year and ...
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Shapefiles of the Great Wall of China and the Silk Road

I am looking for shapefiles of two Chinese landmarks. Great Wall of China. Format: spatial lines. The sources mentioned in another post are apparently not available anymore. Silk Road. Format: ...
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Sources of ancient shorelines

Coastlines have fluctuated throughout human history, such as the Persian Gulf, Yellow River delta, etc. Are there any shapefiles of those old shorelines? (Preferably the bronze age)
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Is there some kind of public, open, free, reliable database containing all "product release dates"?

I wish I could look up, locally, without ever making an external request, the release dates (for each region/country) for "any commercially sold product ever". For example, I could do: ...
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Historical USA weather forecasts

I'm looking for a historical USA (specifically Chicago, IL) weather forecast dataset. Temperature forecasts would suffice, though the more data, the merrier. I know this has been asked a lot of times ...
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Georeferenced data on archeological discoveries in Africa

I am looking for any kind of georeferenced data on archeological discoveries (or maybe unsuccessful expeditions) in African countries. Ideally, these would span the last 100 years and identify the ...
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Does anyone have good data on the evolution of the Persian Gulf from Sumerian to Modern Times?

So far I can't find good data on the evolution of the Persian Gulf silting up, only what it was in 6000 BP, and how it is now without anything in between. Is there any dataset (preferably vector) you ...
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Fort Peck historic topographic maps

I am looking for historic topographic maps of the Missouri River before the Fort Peck Reservoir/Dam was built in 1940 (in the area of the Fort Peck Reservoir). I have searched National Map Viewer but ...
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free REST API for daily end-of-day S&P 500 index

I am looking for a free API to retrieve the daily end-of-day S&P 500 index for the past year. There are plenty of APIs which provide the individual stocks, but the indices are not for free. There ...
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Historical weather forecast API

For a college project I need historical weather forecasts for Europe up to 14 days for 2015 and 2016. The last two days I was desperately searching for APIs with such data, but usually there is just ...
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Administrative boundaries for historical political entities?

Similar to Seeking administrative boundaries for various countries?, do you have any data sources for historical political entities, and their administrative sub-units? Data from any continent, any ...
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Seeking historical tileset 1939-1945?

I want a Mapbox tileset that shows the world as it was during the Second World War. This includes the boundaries of countries, roads and cities and their names, etc. If no such resource exists, I ...
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Historical weather forecast compared to actual weather?

I am searching for a resource showing historical weather forecasts compared to actual weather data. I'm mainly interested in seeing how accurate various forecast services have been in the past, when ...
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Ice Age Glaciers Question

I am looking to find GIS data about the Ice age glacier's history around the Russia and Alaska area aka the Beringia Sea ... Not sure how to find them but does anyone here have the information on that ...
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Where can I find Historical GIS datasets?

I've been looking for a while for Historical GIS datasets. In a lot of places (also in answers here at StackExchange), people are referring to a great dataset at ThinkQuest, which contains detailed ...
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Historical monthly farm/agricultural data 1950 to the present

I would like to find machine readable monthly data going back to at least 1950 relating to farming and agriculture. Of particular interest are commodity prices for core commodities: corn, wheat, beef ...
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ISBN market history?

Is there a database to get the sales / market history from various vendors of a book specified by its ISBN? I think ISBNDB.com has this ability, but it's not free/open.
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1945 (spring) daily weather Germany

Perhaps understandably, I am having difficulty tracking down daily weather data for Germany in early 1945. My specific interest is in daily temps and any other daily weather observations for January ...
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1918 Bureau of Transportation Statistics North American Transportation Atlas Data?

In 2008 User:NE2 on wikipedia added a bunch of train routes from 1918 to wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri%E2%80%93Kansas%E2%80%93Texas_Railroad#/media/File:Missouri,...
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UK battle sites

Is there a dataset of UK battle sites? At a minimum, Lat/Long, but the more data the better such as who fought who, how many, who won, when was it, was it part of a particular war, etc?
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Natural history / paleontology / geology dates

I am looking for a comprehensive dataset of natural history dates, for a deep interactive timeline. I'm interested in the dates of fossils, geological eras, estimated times for the apparition of ...
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USA Residential Electricity Prices

EDITED QUESTION to add context: I'm interested in "modeling" the Electricity Price for Residential Users in the US, particularly (if possible) in Massachusetts. I'd like to obtain something ...
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GIS data for Castles - UK, Europe also nice

I am looking for data on castles, preferably UK, although I won't object if it extends to Europe. Must be mappable, so lat/long is necessary. Any data beyond that is a bonus. E.g date of con/de-...
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Hotel internal historical data required

I am looking for hotel data to dig through. What I need as historical information is: Pricing Room Capacity Occupancy
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Childlessness rate by country

Does anyone know where I can find a table or map of the childlessness rate by country for both men and women? Historical comparison of data would also be desirable.
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Russian Ruble exchange rate

I am looking for currency exchange data, specifically USDRUB and EURRUB quotes. I managed to find tick-by-tick data on the official site of the Moscow Exchange (MoEx). But I search data at a 15-30-...
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Data request: how long do consumers wait for certain discounts, savings, and bargains?

I'd like to know where I can find data regarding consumers' willingness to wait for discounts, bargains, savings, and so forth. Units can be in time, or in time per discount percent, etc. Related data ...
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Is there a historic drug shortage database?

I was wondering if there was a historic database of drug shortage data? The current database (link below) appears to only reflect any shortages that have been resolved in 2017 but does not include ...
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Is there a way to download and use historical price data from Amazon? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction of if/how I can obtain historical price data (ie. how much a product, say a specific CD, sold for) for Amazon or similarly for eBay, etc. I ...
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Stock market historical data

I was surprised not to find a similar question here. But what are the best sources of stock market daily (weekly, monthly) prices for all listed companies in a given market? Google Finance, Yahoo ...
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Historic roadworks

As part of a research effort, I am working on the recognition of roadworks from street-level imagery. On top of other sources, we have the plan to match historic street view snapshots with roadworks ...
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Is there any place I can download historical traffic data?

Looking for historical traffic data, if possible in a GIS format. Looking for the country of India, if not anything larger. I know that's big but that's the scope of our study, so yeah. Any kind of ...
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Covid 19 regionalized historical hospitalization data for european countries

I am looking for the regionalized historical covid 19 data for western european countries, especially the number of hospitalization. By regionalized, I mean for each subdivision of a given country (...
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Historical Weather Forecasts

Does anybody know if there is a place I can find historical data of weather forecasts by forecaster? I'm mainly interested in forecasts of high temperature and low temperature, but precipitation ...
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Is there dataset of historical geocoordinates of ancient cities and places?

Is there a freely available dataset (csv, geojson, topojson, etc.) with geocoordinates (latitude, longitude) of ancient and tombs, for example of the towt? Ideally with additional information like ...
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Seeking River Thames polygon data

I'm having trouble finding data on the River Thames, specifically in the greater London, UK area. I am trying to georeference and digitize a map of the 1666 fire of London for my final project in my ...
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Get all historical data for a specific stock?

On Yahoo Finance, you don't seem to be able to get any data earlier than from January second 1962, and from Google Finance, the corresponding date is December nineteenth 1980. However, General ...
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Where can I find old global road maps?

I am looking for some old global road maps (anytime before 1990 or 2000). Does anyone have any suggestions where I can find such data?
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Where can I get a JSON or CSV file with the average Bitcoin USD value for each day since it was announced? [duplicate]

I've just spent several days downloading and loading in what turned out to be 10+ GB of garbage data. All I wanted was to know the current USD (average) market value for each day (not minute/hour) ...