GIS: TYPES OF MAP SCALES

MAPS AND MAP SCALES Map Scale The size of earth is too big to be represented as it is on a map. It is the relationship between distance on map and distance on ground that tells what distance on map corresponds to what distance on ground. Representation of scale  There are three ways in which … Continue reading GIS: TYPES OF MAP SCALES

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GIS: MAPS AND MAP SCALES

A map is a two dimensional representation of earth surface which uses graphics to convey geographical information.............

Introduction TO GIS, Objectives of GIS, Components of GIS

1. INTRODUCTION TO GIS GIS stands for Geographical Information System. It is defined as an integrated tool, capable of mapping, analyzing, manipulating and storing geographical data in order to provide solutions to real world problems and help in planning for the future. Objectives of GIS Some of the major objectives of GIS are to: -Maximizing … Continue reading Introduction TO GIS, Objectives of GIS, Components of GIS