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What is a map?

What is a map?

New developments in mapping technology, access to geospatial platforms and data, and methods for data visualization have redefined who and what are being mapped. While maps are being produced and consumed faster than ever before, our very understanding of what defines a map has slowly drifted from what technology actually enables. The “map” still holds a strong conceptual link to ...

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The world map in the last 5000 years

The world map in the last 5000 years

A geopolitical history of all empires, nations, kingdoms, armies and republics. More than 500 world maps spanning all historical events up to today. View in the high resolution. Turn on annotations for labels if you cannot read the key in the upper-left corner. Most of what is shown here are civilizations with a writing system and urban centers. There are ...

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Geospatial Revolution / Episode Two

Geospatial Revolution / Episode Two

This episode looks at how local governments and business use geospatial technology to deliver services and run efficiently, keeping a continuing eye on future developments and applications.

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Discover the Power of Mapping with your Phone

Discover the Power of Mapping with your Phone

The creation and use of digital maps used to require an investment of thousands of dollars and require a significant investment of time. With the evolution of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, many people have enough computing power in their pockets to view detailed maps on the go, and even to collect geographic data. The power of internet-connected, location-aware ...

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Tutorial – From Google Screenshot to 3D Map – 3D Map Generator Pro

Tutorial – From Google Screenshot to 3D Map – 3D Map Generator Pro

Generate your own 3D Map with a set of 22 one-click-actions! Automatically and with a professional result of every imaginable shape. Ideal for print and web graphics, infographics or presentations. With the new functions of the 3D Map Generator Pro there are nearly uncountable different variations of one map possible. Choose between three terrain directions and 15 different surfaces and ...

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C’est pas sorcier – CARTOGRAPHIE

C'est pas sorcier - CARTOGRAPHIE

C’est pas sorcier, le magazine de la découverte et de la science. Pourquoi s’est-on servi des mouvements du Soleil pour dessiner les premières cartes du monde ? Comment Eratosthène a-t-il réussi à calculer la taille de la Terre ? Comment représente-t-on une sphère sur un plan ? Comment les géomètres font-ils pour retranscrire sur une carte les prises de vues ...

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