Category: Story Maps

Story Maps

For centuries, maps have been telling stories—chronicling discovery and conquest, documenting an understanding of the patterns and interrelationships that underlie human and natural systems. But only in the past few years have new technologies and new media vastly expanded the potential of maps to weave narratives. Continue reading

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Understanding the Community Maps Program Contribution Extent

All contributors to the Community Maps Program have a geographical extent associated with their account.  This polygon boundary is used to define the extent of data provided to the program.  We refer to this as the contribution extent.  The program currently supports one contribution extent per contributor, with plans to support multiple extents per contributor in the future. Continue reading

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Getting Started with Story Map Templates


Every map tells a story, and you can deliver an enhanced and richer experience by telling your ArcGIS Online web map story using one of the many story map templates. These templates continue to evolve, with new templates coming online … Continue reading

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