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USGS Historical Topographic Maps in ArcGIS Online and ArcMap

By Aileen Buckley, Esri Research Cartographer

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), with the help of Esri, has posted almost 186,000 topographic maps from its national map series online. You can view these maps in an app called USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer. You can also add images of the maps to your project in ArcMap, then use the images to digitize features, make measurements, or perform other operations. Continue reading

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March Updates to the ArcGIS Online Basemaps

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New contributions to the imagery basemap were published last week on ArcGIS Online, covering 3 communities from across the country. Haldimand County, located in southern Ontario on the shores of Lake Erie, contributed their 2010, 20cm resolution imagery. Across the … Continue reading

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175,000 U.S. Historical Maps–Now Online!

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More than 175,000 historical topographic maps from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are now available on ArcGIS Online. For over 130 years, the USGS has prepared these detailed maps to accurately show the complex geography of the nation. Maps cover … Continue reading

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Community Map Layers Improve The World Topographic Map and Add Content to the Living Atlas

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In our continued commitment to providing the best available data, the ArcGIS Content Team has updated the World Topographic Map and Esri’s Living Atlas with user contributed content for the United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; and numerous cities, counties and university campuses … Continue reading

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Africa expansion highlights latest AGOL basemap updates

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As home to over 1 billion people, Africa is the world’s second most populous continent. As part of our continuing roll out providing global map coverage at the largest scales, Africa is our latest update for the ArcGIS.com basemaps. Detailed … Continue reading

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Living Atlas updates include new Community Map layers in the World Topographic Map

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Thanks to user contributions, the World Topographic Map was refreshed with new and updated content for the country of Japan, cities and counties across the United States, and a college campus.

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Updated Community Contributions include Campuses, Cities, Counties, a Country, and more

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We recently updated our World Topographic Map coverage with the addition of five new communities and 15 updated areas participating through our Community Maps Program. View a Story Map showcasing all of the latest community updates to the World Topo … Continue reading

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Change to World Topographic Map sub layers

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. The ArcGIS Online team will … Continue reading

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MapmyIndia content now available in ArcGIS online basemaps

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We recently updated our basemaps for all of India. Users will now be able to better leverage the data provided by MapmyIndia for the Indian geography through the ArcGIS platform. From scales ~1:288k to ~1:4k nationwide and at ~1:2k and … Continue reading

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Community Map Layers Updated for the Arabian Peninsula, Central and Western Europe, United Kingdom and United States

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Thanks to user contributions, the World Topographic Map has been updated with many improvements from the Arabian Peninsula to Europe and the United States.

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