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Back 2 School: Vector Tiles in Azimuthal? Check it…

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This post comes courtesy of cartographer Jonah Adkins, from Newport News, Virginia. Jonah is a GIS alchemist, routinely crafting beautiful and insightful work, and sharing his process. … Vector tiles in Azimuthal Equal Area?? NO WAY! Way I’ve been learning … Continue reading

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Basemaps: The Setting for Your Story

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By Christian Harder and Clint Brown. A basemap provides a reference map for your world and a context for the content you want to display in a map. When you create a new map, you can choose which basemap you … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (January 2018)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 62 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites, and protected areas throughout Canada, Czech Republic, France, Israel, … Continue reading

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How to Update Your Vector Basemap to the New Version (v2)

How to Update Your Vector Basemap to the New Version (v2)

Updating your existing web maps or Pro projects to use the new version (v2) of the Esri Vector Basemaps can be accomplished with a just a few clicks of the mouse. The benefits of using the Esri Vector Basemaps were shared … Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (January 2018)

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From hundreds of new and refreshed +Metro cities, to a massive broad area update of the United States, we have been very busy producing, curating, and publishing content for World Imagery. DigitalGlobe Basemap +Vivid +Vivid is our primary imagery basemap … Continue reading

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Creating basemaps using layers

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Using the map viewer you can add any layer and use it as a basemap, and can combine multiple layers together to create a visually appealing and unique look. For example, you may want to use a layer that includes … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (December 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and conservation areas throughout Germany and the … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (December 2017)

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The Esri Vector Basemaps have recently been updated with some important changes and enhancements. The existing web maps were updated with new vector tile layers that use a new vector tile set. The most current vector tile set is known as (v2). … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! Updates to Esri Vector Basemaps

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The Esri Vector Basemaps are scheduled to be updated next week. See What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (December 2017) for information related to this update.Specific improvements to the vector basemaps in this release and how to take advantage of the changes … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (November 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 38 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and university campuses throughout Germany, Spain, Suriname, … Continue reading

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