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

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With our latest update to the Esri Vector Basemaps, we’ve continued to update data and expand coverage of the maps, released a new suite of maps and layers in GCS WGS84, and provided the option to use the vector basemaps … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemap Updates (June 2017)

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This latest blog related to the Esri Vector Basemaps reports on a bunch of updates made to the vector tile set published on ArcGIS.com. These changes include dozens of new and updated data for contributed communities and other areas of the map … Continue reading

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Animal Crackers in My Soup!

Animal crackers in my soup
Monkeys and rabbits loop the loop
Gosh, oh gee! but I have fun
Swallowing animals one by one*

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A Dark Version of the Human Geography Basemap

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In February I wrote about the release of a new sample vector basemap, the Human Geography Basemap, built specifically to support maps with subjects related to human geography. By request, we have built a dark version, and this is also available, as … Continue reading

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What’s new in Esri Vector Basemaps (May 2017)

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We kick off the month of May with a bunch of updates to the Esri Vector Basemaps. These changes include new features displaying in many of our map styles, improvements to existing map displays, and new content across dozens of … Continue reading

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A restructured ‘Terrain with Labels’ Vector Basemap

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Following some feedback we have made changes to the structure of the ‘Terrain with Labels’ vector basemap. Previously the basemap was carried in one reference layer, with all information designed to sit above your subject layer. A high degree of … Continue reading

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

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As part of the March updates to ArcGIS Online, we released new content to the Esri Vector Basemaps twice in the past month.  Each release contained a variety of community contributions, covering geographic areas from cities to counties to countries … Continue reading

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Introducing a Human Geography Basemap

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Esri just released a new sample vector basemap that is built specifically to make maps of subjects related to human geography. Just as the Topographic Basemap supports so many wonderful maps that require topography on a colorful basemap, the Human … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps Latest Updates

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The latest updates to the Esri Vector Basemaps were released late last week. We previously blogged about these maps’ transition from their beta release last spring through their release as production maps just last month. Topographic & Street Map styles with … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps: Updated Data and New Creative Style

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The first release in 2017 of the Esri Vector Basemaps includes both an update to our commercial data source across Europe as well as two dozen community contribution additions in the United States. This week’s release also featured some enhancements … Continue reading

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