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An overview of the Surface toolset—Help

Available with Spatial Analyst license.<p>With the Surface tools, you can quantify and visualize a terrain landform represented by a digital elevation …

Available with 3D Analyst license.<p>A 3D surface model is a digital representation of features, either real or hypothetical, in three-dimensional …

Topo Map

Useful things we can do with a DEM

A digital elevation model (DEM) represents the spatial and altitudinal distribution through a matrix image, without focusing on its …

Coordinate systems, map projections, and geographic (datum) transformations

This document was published with and applies to ArcGIS 9.3.<br>A 10 version also exists. A 9.2 version also exists.<p>Summary Every dataset has a coordinate …

Cylindrical Projection: Mercator, Transverse Mercator and Miller

Azimuthal Projection: Orthographic, Stereographic and Gnomonic

What are Map Projections? (And Why They Are Deceiving to the Human Eye)

Map projection animations

<b>By Dr. A Jon Kimerling, Professor Emeritus, Oregon State University</b><p>There are many ways that we can think about similarities among map projections. We …

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 …

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 …