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Response to John’s comment form David Burrows, one of our Esri map projections gurus:John’s assumption is, in fact, correct that a shape of a given …

Google Maps Has Finally Added a Geodesic Distance Measuring Tool

Helicopter owners and tech-savvy birds, rejoice. You can now map the literal shortest distance to your destination.<p>Measuring geodesic distance—that's distance as the crow flies, or the literal shortest route between two points—on Google Maps long required an oddly analog approach: You looked at the …

What Is the Difference Between Orthophoto Maps & Aerial Photographs?

Geographic <b>information system</b> - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia<p>en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_<b>information_system</b><p>A geographic <b>information system</b> …

Large Scale vs. Small Scale Maps - What? - The Chart & Map Shop

Everybody gets this wrong and it’s not hard to see why. You look at a map, the scale says 1:1,000,000 and you think large number, large area covered …

Design principles for cartography

<b>By Aileen Buckley, Mapping Center Lead</b><p>Cartographers apply many design principles when compiling their maps and constructing page layouts. Five of the …