Tag: Basemap

Updates to Esri Vector Basemaps Released (Beta 2)

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This week, we released an update to the Esri vector basemaps that were introduced late last year. These vector basemaps can be accessed in ArcGIS Online and used to build web maps and apps. To start using these layers, clear your … Continue reading

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Configuring custom basemaps

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The Living Atlas provides a variety of basemaps that you can choose from when authoring web maps. These can be found in the basemap gallery of the map viewer. The default collection of basemaps displayed are a function of the … Continue reading

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South Pole imagery now available!

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In response to feedback from our user community, the ArcGIS Content Team is happy to announce the release of the Antarctic imagery map as a new basemap! This map is designed to supplement the Arctic Imagery map, which we previously blogged about publishing last … Continue reading

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Understanding Esri Vector Basemap File Structure

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The information in this blog is updated and now references Beta 2 (B2) Esri vector tile layers released May 13, 2016. The ArcGIS Content development team has (and still does!) put a lot of work into creating a comprehensive set … Continue reading

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Customize Esri Vector Basemap Boundaries and Labels

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The information in this blog is updated and now references Beta 2 (B2) Esri vector tile layers released May 13, 2016. In an earlier post, we described how you can customize the Esri vector basemaps (now in Beta 2 release). … Continue reading

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How to Customize Esri Vector Basemaps

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The information in this blog is updated and now references Beta 2 (B2) Esri vector tile layers released May 13, 2016.   As described in this post, Esri has introduced an updated set of vector basemaps (now a Beta 2 release).  These … Continue reading

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Introducing Esri Vector Basemaps (Beta)

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The blog post below is old information related to the first Beta release of Esri Vector Tiles in November 2015. There is a new blog post related to the Beta 2 version of the Vector Tiles released in May 2016. … Continue reading

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Two Views from the Top of the World

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The Ocean Basemap Team is happy to announce the release of the Arctic Ocean Basemap as a production basemap! We previously blogged about the development of this service. The Arctic Ocean Basemap uses the Alaska Polar Stereographic projection (WKID 5936) and … Continue reading

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Go Down Under with the Ocean Basemap!

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The Ocean Basemap team has been hard at work in expanding the data content in the World Ocean Basemap!  The latest release, which went live October 15, 2014, features data from Geoscience Australia. Geoscience Australia, along with several other responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best ArcGIS Online Basemap for Your Maps and Apps

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We presented this Technical Workshop as part of the 2014 User Conference with the following goal: How to maximize the quality of your web map or app beginning with the selection of the best basemap. There are a number of … Continue reading

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