Category Archives: santa

Celebrate the Holidays with Interactive Esri #BestXmasEver Map

TweetEsri has created two holiday maps that you can embed or share as part of your holiday and Christmas coverage. Esri’s Smithsonian Folkways Holiday Music Map is a singing map that lets you explore traditional holiday songs from the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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Canada will try to extend its territorial claims in the Arctic and North Pole

TweetAn interesting announcement regarding some Arctic land claim issues… A formal scientific submission was made to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf last week covering 1.2 million square kilometres of territorial claims in the Atlantic, … Continue reading

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Yes Virginia, NORAD is Tracking Santa Again this Year!

TweetLet the fun begin…  Once again the popular resource is back and featuring a cool, slick design (Java required) with loads of fun facts and trivia, games, and maps. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is prepared to track Santa’s … Continue reading

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The Esri Santa Dashboard Story Map Leverages Seasonal Social Media

TweetTis the season and the Esri Story Map team has put together another fun, and creative story map for us – The Santa Dashboard. Using Social Media the resource maps a number of Santa related posts including hot spots around … Continue reading

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The History of NORAD Santa… Believe!

TweetOver the years one of our favorite topics of discussion in December here at GISuser has been NORAD Santa… the fine efforts of the NORAD team implemented each year to track and secure Santa Claus during his long journey. It … Continue reading

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The History of NORAD Santa

TweetOver the years one of our favorite topics of discussion in December here at GISuser has been NORAD Santa… the fine efforts of the NORAD team implemented each year to track and secure Santa Claus during his long journey. We’ve covered … Continue reading

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50+ Years of NORAD Santa – Here’s How NORAD uses Technology

TweetI’m a HUGE fan of NORAD Santa and have been a fan and user since I can remember… so, to continue with my tradition I’d like to help spread the word about the awesome job the fine crew at NORAD … Continue reading

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The NORAD Santa Tradition Continues – Some historical facts about The “Santa Colonel”

TweetOver the years one of our favorite topics of discussion in December here at GISuser has been NORAD Santa… the fine efforts of the NORAD team implemented each year to track and secure Santa Claus during his long journey. We’ve … Continue reading

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Norad Santa Takes Flight @NoradSanta

TweetThe team from Colorado Springs has kicked off this year’s Norad Tracks Santa project and http://www.noradsanta.org is now live.  Follow the countdown to Santa, grab the mobile app (Google) for use on Christmas eve, watch some fun videos, and follow … Continue reading

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Assists Santa Claus via Toy Delivery System

TweetSanta began using the United States’ premier mapping and imagery agency when growing world demand for his services became too much for Rudolph to do alone. “NGA provides not only the exact location of some particularly difficult chimneys to navigate, … Continue reading

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NORAD Santa Tradition Continues with expanded Social Media presence

TweetOver the years one of our favorite topics of discussion in December here at GISuser has been NORAD Santa… the fine efforts of the NORAD team implemented each year to track and secure Santa Claus during his long journey.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Catch Santa In The Act in your house via I Caught Santa!

TweetThere’s no question that there’s some really cool and fun imaging technology out there. As ususal, the holiday season brings out some really cool innovation, case in point, last year we had Go Elf Yourself, where users could create a … Continue reading

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