Category Archives: DRG

Governor Schwarzenegger and team roll out CalAtlas Geospatial Clearinghouse

TweetA new spatial clearinghouse at CalAtlas was rolled out today by “The Governator”… The innovative approach to technology, called Cal-Atlas Geospatial Clearinghouse will allow the general public to access maps, data and information that has not previously been accessible on … Continue reading

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National Geographic Topos

TweetNational Geographic is promoting a sale on NGS Topos… recall these data (sold by the State) enable users to quickly import topos, DEMs, hillshades, into your ArcGIS project where you can then create output to share with others via ArcGIS … Continue reading

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ACME labs mashup with Google maps, USGS DRGs, DOQs, and more

TweetGot a tip off (thanks Jim!) about a clever mashup from ACME labs.. I think I actually saw this a while back but its cool to revisit! According to the developers, ACME Mapper 2.0 is a high-precision general purpose mapping … Continue reading

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Topo maps for use in Google eArth

TweetThe following links provide topographic map overlays for several countries <!– Australian topographic series –> Canadian topographic series and Canadian Geographic Names United States topographic map series and aerial photographs New Zealand topographic series US Topo maps (source of KML … Continue reading

Posted in DRG, kml |

ACME labs mashup with Google maps, USGS DRGs, DOQs, and more

TweetGot a tip off (thanks Jim!) about a clever mashup from ACME labs.. I think I actually saw this a while back but its cool to revisit! According to the developers, ACME Mapper 2.0 is a high-precision general purpose mapping … Continue reading

Posted in DOQ, DRG |

ACME labs mashup with Google maps, USGS DRGs, DOQs, and more

TweetGot a tip off (thanks Jim!) about a clever mashup from ACME labs.. I think I actually saw this a while back but its cool to revisit! According to the developers, ACME Mapper 2.0 is a high-precision general purpose mapping … Continue reading

Posted in DRG, google maps, mashup |

Best price guarantee on Free GIS Data… LOL

TweetSometimes I need to just sit back and laugh, particularly when i see statements like this one from “data repositories” (aka. data whores) who re-sell free data… State Data Bundles including DRG, DEM, NWI, DLG, & DOQ bundles quickly and … Continue reading

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Free USGS DRG data downloads from Libre and the Internet archive… download away!

TweetRemember the USGS DRG map ransom project that “freed” the data, making these data freely available for public download? Well, its been some time and it seems that the data are indeed freely available for all. I surfed around a … Continue reading

Posted in DRG, free data |

Free USGS DRG data downloads from Libre and the Internet archive… download away!

TweetRemember the USGS DRG map ransom project that “freed” the data, making these data freely available for public download? Well, its been some time and it seems that the data are indeed freely available for all. I surfed around a … Continue reading

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Florida Geographic Data Library – FTP downloads and more

TweetLooking for Florida GIS data? No qworries… this awesome resource provides FTP access to pretty much any data layers you can thionk of.. including DRG, DEM, DOQs, and much more! County Data Layers. (including Shapefiles, Aerial Photos, DRGs, DOQQ 3-meters) … Continue reading

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USGS Seamless data server

Tweet In a recent reminder from sommeone at the USGS, I have to admit that I have neglected to promote this fabulous data resource. Most users know about it (or should know about it), therefore, as a result it sometimes … Continue reading

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Montana Geographic Information Clearinghouse

TweetGerry from the Montana State Library provided us with an update about this fabulous free data resource for the State of Montana. Downloadable datasets include soils data, DEMs, topos, aerial photography, cadastral data and more. Features of the site include … Continue reading

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