Here are all articles tagged with "Digital Cartography".

Map data at Google Maps, Google Earth and Google Maps Mobile comes from various data sources. These sources include the official map data for most of the countries that usually comes from their survey departments. Google is now replacing the purchased/hired map data with their intellectual proprietorial data coming through contributions from Google Map Maker. Since Google Map…

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This article is regarding mapping the administrative regions in Pakistan at Google Map Maker and their importance in addressing a feature’s location. One of the most important topics for mapping an area is related to administrative regions. Mappers at Google Map Maker have been found with a common misunderstanding of the basic structure and linkages…

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January 2010, an acme season of winter in mountaineer area of Hunza Valley brought an unexpected massive landside before an expected snowfall; demolishing the Attabad village completely under rock stones and blocking the river Hunza. For once, majority of locals could foresee the tough times ahead. The river Hunza, flows between two rocky mountains and…

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This is first part of this series named as “Standards for mapping Pakistan” at Google Map Maker. It covers naming a feature and its various aspects. The name title of a feature must reflect the exact name as it is used in real world and based on same as it is given or registered to…

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When spending time and energy to make something useful for people you care about, why not make it in better and perfect way rather than what is not useful despite all same energy and time went into building it. So do the best when doing something for others. In this world when we come to…

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