Gopher was the betamax of the vhs www. It was used by the military and universities and there are still a few gopher servers out there.

http://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw?gopher://gopher.floodgap.com:70/1/
http://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw?gopher://gopher.floodgap.com:70/1/world
http://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw?ss=gopher%3A%2F%2Fgopher.floodgap.com%3A70%2F7%2Fv2%2Fvishnu&sq=military
gopher://gopher.meulie.net/1/textfiles/magazines/
gopher://www.redhill.net.nz/1/us-mil-historic
gopher://sdf.lonestar.org/