Tag: Basemap

Exploit Your Basemap

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Making vector basemap design changes that support your map or story. To experience this blog as an interactive story map, go here. For the last 12 months Esri has provided a set of vector basemaps of the world for you … Continue reading

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Updates to Esri Vector Basemaps (beta)

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Earlier this week we updated our Vector Basemap (beta) tiles with additional community content, newer commercial data, and improved map appearance for parts of the world. This is the ninth Vector Basemap update since our Beta 2 release in mid-May. … Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (September 2016)

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As part of the September updates to ArcGIS Online, we have updated large parts (over 13 million km2) of our World Imagery basemap with imagery from DigitalGlobe and the GIS user community.  The update features new and improved high-resolution imagery … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (September 2016)

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The Esri vector tile basemaps (beta) were updated with new data content and map style refinements. The ArcGIS Online update earlier this week also affected the vector tile basemap display. The two recent releases together made noticeable improvements to the maps such as: improved … Continue reading

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New Contributions and Sample Style for Vector Tile Basemaps (Beta)

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As part of the continued effort to release Esri Vector Tile Basemaps as a production version of maps on ArcGIS Online, we recently updated the Beta set of vector tiles used in the display of our tile layers.  This data … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Tile Basemaps Data and Style Updates

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The Esri vector tile basemaps (beta) were recently updated with newer data content and improved map styles. There are now nine different basemap styles available for use in ArcGIS Online to build maps and apps. This is a continuation of … Continue reading

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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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