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3 New Mapping Platforms for Surveyors to Explore

1) The Land Information Explorer A new interactive map from non-profit Shared Assets can help you find out key information about any area…

Started by ⚡Survenator⌁

0 Apr 19, 2017

No Fly Drone Zones for Surveyors and Mappers

Many surveyors are experimenting with surveying using aerial drones these days, but we of course must be careful where we fly. Mapbox has p…

Started by Jaybird

1 Nov 24, 2015
Reply by Lalith Senanayake

Helpful Links and Resources for Cartography

Cartography Highlights View a brief timeline that highlights the key points of cartography progress and development since ancient times. Ma…

Started by ⚡Survenator⌁

0 Aug 22, 2015

Excel Application for Automatically Building Historical Geography GIS Maps

A Microsoft Excel Application for Automatically Building Historical Geography GIS Maps   Michael Polczynski, Mark Polczynski   Transactions…

Started by Jaybird

0 Feb 6, 2015

USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer Tool

Take a look and be amazed at the new USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer Tool. This is a great way to explore the growth of US cities…

Started by AxeMen Site Prep

0 Jul 6, 2014

Retrace 1814 Footsteps of Lewis & Clark

There is a wealth of mapping knowledge through historical map overlays on the Google Earth Gallery.  Take this map for example, which retra…

Started by ⚡Survenator⌁

1 Jan 29, 2014
Reply by ePalmetto

Mapping the Federal Government Shutdown 2013

The government shutdown jeopardizes the paychecks of more than 800,000 federal workers who were sent home. The federal government has almos…

Started by ePalmetto

1 Oct 10, 2013
Reply by Jaybird

Mapping Where To Retire and Not Die

An article in American Surveyor Magazine called Uncertain Future indicates retirement in the near future for many land surveyors in the Uni…

Started by Jaybird

1 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by ePalmetto

How to Copy/Move features between My Maps

Google Maps currently doesn't include a method to copy/move features between maps, however as you can import and export features using KML …

Started by ⚡Survenator⌁

1 Aug 4, 2013
Reply by AxeMen Site Prep

How to Find Historical County Boundary Maps

I recently ran across a pretty cool map tool that helps with finding historic county boundaries in all US states.  This tool (found on Rand…

Started by SurveyEarthinaDay

0 Jul 26, 2013

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