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2014-07-25 23:00:39

Launched by TerraPages, Pty Ltd MokBee Maps is a feature rich geospatial mapping application that allows android users to view and pinpoint their exact location. An alternative to Google Maps, MokBee Maps contains real-time tracking andmapping co-ordinates, directions (within Australia); extensive points of interest (POI) database and the option for account holders to create/edit and review POI’s. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Google Maps has always been the top gun for mapping applications...

2014-07-25 12:27:13

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Electronic Cartography Market by Application, Components, Marine Electronic Navigation Systems, Aviation Electronic Navigation Systems, Marine Electronic Charts Licensing Mode, Geography - Forecast and Analysis, 2014-2020" report to their offering. The Electronic Cartography Market Is Estimated At $19,542.68 Million In 2014 And Is Expected To Register A CAGR Of 1.46% To Reach $21,560.43 Million By...

2014-07-24 12:21:02

A CIDCO project could help chart Canada's northern waters RIMOUSKI, QC, July 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and Jean Laflamme, General Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Development of Ocean Mapping (CIDCO), are proud to announce that their organizations will be working together to develop a new method for underwater surveying (also known as bathymetric surveying) using floatplanes. In the coming weeks, testing under actual conditions...

2014-07-24 08:26:50

TULSA, Okla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution to 64 cents per unit for the period April 1 through June 30, 2014, representing the 49(th )distribution increase since its initial public offering in 2001. The second-quarter 2014 distribution is 20% higher than the second-quarter 2013 distribution of 53.25 cents per unit and represents a 4% increase over the...

2014-07-21 08:29:10

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electronic Cartography Market by Application, Components, Marine Electronic Navigation Systems, Aviation Electronic Navigation Systems, Marine Electronic Charts Licensing Mode, Geography - Forecast and Analysis,...

2014-07-16 23:11:43

PenBay Solutions is thrilled to be recognized together with the City of New York Fire Department for a 2014 Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award. The award will presented on Wednesday, July 16th at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, and the City of New York Fire Department (FDNY) were selected out of 100,000 Esri clients...

2014-07-15 23:09:09

Provides Agencies, Merchants and Publishers With a Deeper Geographic Understanding for Location-based Marketing & Tools for Optimization San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Moasis Global, creators of the Intelligent Location Engine™ marketing platform, announced a partnership with Esri to provide marketers with consumer segmentation data that classifies US neighborhoods into market segments based on socioeconomic and demographic factors. By integrating Esri’s Tapestry data...

2014-07-15 16:29:47

Users of Esri ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 and Above Easily Can Browse and Import Oblique Imagery Into the Workflow COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of viewing and working with oblique aerial imagery now are available to users with the latest versions of ArcGIS for Desktop geographic information system (GIS) software. The Sanborn Map Company's Oblique Analyst tool lets users leverage the multiple-view advantages of the company's Oblique Imagery Solutions...

2014-07-14 23:00:39

First Partner in Australia to Distribute ERDAS IMAGINE® and ERDAS IMAGINE Photogrammetry Products Norcross, GA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with Geoimage to distribute ERDAS IMAGINE® and ERDAS IMAGINE Photogrammetry in Australia. Headquartered in Australia, Geoimage is a leading independent specialist in satellite imagery and geospatial solutions. With decades of experience working within the mining, engineering, oil and gas, agricultural,...

2014-07-14 12:25:43

AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions delivers insight into the future use of weather information to create sustainable competitive business advantages. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions (AES) is partnering with leading Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions supplier Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) at the 2014 International User Conference, taking a leadership role to benefit this week's event. AccuWeather's Chief...


Latest Cartography Reference Libraries

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

Equator
2013-02-19 15:46:08

An equator is the intersection of a sphere’s surface with the plane that is perpendicular to the sphere’s axis of rotation and midway between the poles. The Equator is normally referred to the Earth’s equator: an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, separating the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. Other planets and astronomical bodies have equators that are similarly defined. The Equator is approximately...

Arctic Circle
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Arctic Circle -- The Arctic (Land of the Midnight Sun) is the area around the earth's North Pole while antarctic is in South Pole. It includes parts of Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Lapland and Svalbard as well as the Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. Everything north of this circle is known as the Arctic, and the zone just to the south of this circle is the Northern Temperate Zone. This is the parallel of...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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