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Monday, March 19, 2012

Montana Redistricting Maps and other Government GIS News

After detailing how officials want citizen input on the new district proposal for Montana, there's a rather scary discussion of how ot access the maps in Google Map and Google Earth. That would be enough to put me off looking any further.

- Billings Gazette

An interactive map that is meant to make it more user-friendly for the residents of the RM [Rural Municipality] of East St. Paul [Manitoba, CA] to access municipal information is nearing completion after over two-years of hard work.

The recreation map looks like an template implementation.

- Selkirk Journal

From the City of Greenville, S.C. GIS Division with support from the City’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Greenville County Recreation District comes an interactive map and mobile app of the Swamp Rabbit Trail. The includes data on ATM's, bathrooms and parking places along the 13.5 mile route. It runs via and requires the download for use on mobile devices. The sources on the basemap read:

Sources: Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, TomTom, Intermap, iPC, USGS, FAO, NPS, NRCAN, GeoBase, IGN, Kadaster NL, Ordnance Survey, Esri Japan, METI, Esri China (Hong Kong), and the GIS User Community

I wonder how well the general public will take ot these based maps. 


by Adena Schutzberg on 03/19 at 04:34 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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