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2014-06-02 23:04:40

ERDAS APOLLO Enables Dotka to sell historic imagery of the Netherlands. Norcross, Ga.

2014-05-28 23:16:11

CyberCity 3D, a leading provider of advanced geospatial smart building data, has teamed with UK-based aerial mapping company Bluesky to create smart 3D city models throughout the UK.

2014-05-28 23:05:04

IndiaCADworks has confirmed the launch of a dynamic new range of geospatial services, designed to help businesses across the world maximize their budgets as they facilitate growth and expansion.

New View Of Area Where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Might Lie
2014-05-27 03:26:48

A new illustration of the seafloor, created by two of the world’s leading ocean floor mapping experts that details underwater terrain where the missing Malaysia Airlines flight might be located, could shed additional light on what type of underwater vehicles might be used to find the missing airplane and where any debris from the crash might lie.

2014-05-22 16:31:05

Once a Year, the World Gathers to Map the Future of "Geo" in San Diego REDLANDS, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geoenthusiasts from all over the world are preparing for the largest

2014-05-14 12:25:22

DUBLIN, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/958rtt/hydrographic)

2014-05-08 23:16:56

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘The State of the Modern Health Care Industry in the 21st Century: Technology and Business Intelligence Leads the Way,’ profiles the tech shifts

2014-05-08 16:21:27

Technology Demonstrations Highlight How Leidos Strengthens Special Operation Forces RESTON, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos,

2014-04-28 23:02:32

Company launches TerraGo Workgroups to bring GeoPDF collaboration capabilities to ArcGIS® customers with flexible, cost-effective subscriptions that meet their unique requirements.


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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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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