Tag: Basemap

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 ArcGIS Content development team has (and still does!) put a lot of work into creating a comprehensive set of basemaps to help you as an ArcGIS user to show off your work, but, much as we would like to, … Continue reading

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Customize Esri Vector Basemap Boundaries and Labels

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In an earlier post, we described how you can customize the Esri vector basemaps (now in beta release).  In that post, we provided an example of changing the colors for an existing map style to create a different look for … Continue reading

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How to Customize Esri Vector Basemaps

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As described in this earlier post, Esri has introduced a new set of vector basemaps (now in beta release).  These vector basemaps offer several benefits (e.g. fast to download, look great on high-res displays, smaller and easier to update, etc), … Continue reading

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Introducing Esri Vector Basemaps (Beta)

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Earlier this year, Esri announced plans for bringing vector tiles to the ArcGIS platform and shared a preview of vector basemaps being developed.  With the November update of ArcGIS Online, we are introducing initial support for vector tiles as a … 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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Contribute to the Living Atlas of the World

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ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with useful and authoritative maps on many topics. The Living Atlas of the World is a collection of thousands of maps, intelligent map layers, imagery, tools, and apps built by ArcGIS users … Continue reading

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