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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Community Map Layers Updated for the Arabian Peninsula, Central and Western Europe, United Kingdom and United States
Thanks to user contributions, the World Topographic Map has been updated with many improvements from the Arabian Peninsula to Europe and the United States.