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A New Level of Cool: The Arctic Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap Team is happy to announce that the Arctic Ocean Basemap has been released as a beta version and is publicly available!  Continue reading

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National Geographic Historic and Reference Maps Available in ArcGIS Online

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ArcGIS Online includes a living atlas of the world with beautiful and authoritative maps on many topics, including a rich and growing collection of historical maps from several leading publishers.  With the latest addition to this collection, National Geographic has … Continue reading

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New Data in the World Ocean Basemap!

The Ocean Basemap Team is thrilled to announce a new contributor to the Ocean Basemap Program:  OceanWise!  As part of the Community Maps program, the Ocean Basemap grows and expands based on contributions from the community.  Thanks to OceanWise, the World Ocean Basemap now includes 6 arc-second, or approximately 180 m resolution data for all of the British Isles.

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175,000 U.S. Historical Maps–Now Online!

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More than 175,000 historical topographic maps from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are now available on ArcGIS Online. For over 130 years, the USGS has prepared these detailed maps to accurately show the complex geography of the nation. Maps cover … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with New Capabilities in the Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap Team has been thrilled at all of the feedback we’ve been receiving on the new World Ocean Basemap.  Thank you all for both your comments and compliments – the World Ocean Basemap grows and evolves based on your feedback.  Alongside the new split basemap, the latest release of the Ocean Basemap also features some other very exciting enhancements.  Continue reading

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The New Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap team is thrilled to announce the latest release of the World Ocean Basemap!  This new release reflects an exciting and major change to the structure of the basemap.  The World Ocean Basemap now consists of two layers:  the base layer with the hydrographic and terrestrial cartography and a separate reference layer that contains the reference information and labels, such as soundings, subsurface feature names, and administrative boundaries.  This change will better serve the World Ocean Basemap community in their maps and applications. Continue reading

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Africa expansion highlights latest AGOL basemap updates

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As home to over 1 billion people, Africa is the world’s second most populous continent. As part of our continuing roll out providing global map coverage at the largest scales, Africa is our latest update for the ArcGIS.com basemaps. Detailed … Continue reading

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MapmyIndia content now available in ArcGIS online basemaps

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We recently updated our basemaps for all of India. Users will now be able to better leverage the data provided by MapmyIndia for the Indian geography through the ArcGIS platform. From scales ~1:288k to ~1:4k nationwide and at ~1:2k and … Continue reading

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Updated World Basemaps for Australia and New Zealand

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By Andrew Green, Basemap Project Manager From Middle Earth to the middle of the Outback, the basemaps for New Zealand and Australia have been updated on ArcGIS.com. Both countries offer a plethora of geographic and geologic wonders stretching from Australia’s … Continue reading

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Bridging the Americas with large-scale basemap updates

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By Andrew Green, Basemap Project Manager We recently updated and expanded coverage of our World Street and World Topographic basemaps in three regions of the Western Hemisphere. You may never find that elusive “place called Kokomo” the Beach Boys sing about, … Continue reading

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