Latest Esri Map Book Illustrates Broad Range of GIS Capabilities

July 12, 2011

Esri Map Book, Volume 26, highlights the diversity of GIS applications.

Redlands, California—Esri Map Book, Volume 26, highlights the wide diversity of GIS applications in use today. From a detailed tourism map of the archaeological sites in Luxor, Egypt, to the scientific analysis of the iron and titanium concentrations on the moon, this year's map book beautifully showcases the power and potential of geospatial analysis.

The full-color maps in this edition reflect how GIS is used to

"Our map book this year represents a variety of contributors, from students and professionals just getting started to veteran ArcGIS users whose maps have appeared frequently in this publication," says Jack Dangermond, Esri president. "The maps included affirm that GIS-based cartography conveys important information as no other medium can."

Containing more than 100 maps, this edition clearly shows how GIS users contribute ever-increasing amounts of data and other resources to promote sustainable development and a more hopeful future. Each map is accompanied by a description of how it was produced, for what purpose, and by whom. Esri Map Book, Volume 26, is an important collection of maps for GIS users, cartographers, collectors, and map libraries.

Esri Map Book, Volume 26 (ISBN: 978-1-58948-284-5, 120 pages, US$24.95), is available at online retailers worldwide, at, or by calling 1-800-447-9778. Outside the United States, visit for complete ordering options, or visit to contact your local Esri distributor. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press book distributor Ingram Publisher Services.

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