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User Community Updates World Topographic and World Imagery Maps

The ArcGIS User Community has provided new content and updates to the Imagery and Topographic Basemaps.

As part of ArcGIS OnlineEsri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community. Thank You to our Contributors and Partners who help support the Living Atlas of the World by providing data and enriching these amazing resources. 

This release incorporates new coverage to the World Imagery Map for cities in Canada, and new and updated content in the World Topographic Map for cities, counties and universities in the United States.

Imagery Map Contributor Spotlights

Let’s have a look at our new contributors.

View this tour of the new content in the World Imagery Map.

Some very nice updates as these before and after examples will show.

Corvallis 1:36k to 1:1k (New) (includes communities of Benton County, Albany, Adair, Bailey Branch, and Monroe)

Before

Corvallis 1:36k to 1:1k (New) (includes communities of Benton County, Albany, Adair, Bailey Branch, and Monroe)

After

[iframe width=”600″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ title=”Corvallis, OR” src=”http://arcgis-content.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Embed/index.html?webmap=d1e3eaab660b460d8f81153a85d02ded&extent=-123.2585,44.6,-123.2549,44.6016&zoom=true&scale=true&disable_scroll=true&theme=light”]

Penticton, BC, Canada 1:36k to1:1k (New)

Before

Penticton, BC, Canada 1:36k to1:1k (New)

After

[iframe width=”600″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ title=”Penticton, BC, Canada” src=”http://arcgis-content.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Embed/index.html?webmap=24385dde4d4d477b9e537fdd7e5cd1fd&extent=-119.5759,49.5151,-119.5722,49.5165&zoom=true&scale=true&disable_scroll=true&theme=light”]

Winnipeg, MB, Canada 1:36k to1:1k (New)

Before

Winnipeg, MB, Canada 1:36k to1:1k (New)

After

[iframe width=”600″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ title=”Winnipeg, MB, Canada” src=”http://arcgis-content.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Embed/index.html?webmap=f2e67ea815924d5fa2f55ac1de313fc1&extent=-97.1724,49.9674,-97.1687,49.9688&zoom=true&scale=true&disable_scroll=true&theme=light”]

Topographic Map Contributor Spotlights

University of Colorado at Denver and Winfield, Kansas are our newest contributors.

View this tour of the new and updated content in the World Topographic Map.

University of Colorado at Denver 1:9k to 1:1k (New)

[iframe width=”800″ height=”500″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ title=”University of Colorado at Denver” src=”http://arcgis-content.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Embed/index.html?webmap=4408cac1b38b42e0881fe9e11c065b6b&extent=-105.0058,39.743,-105.0022,39.7446&zoom=true&scale=true&disable_scroll=true&theme=light”]

Winfield, KS 1:9k to 1:1k (New)

[iframe width=”800″ height=”500″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ title=”Winfield, KS” src=”http://arcgis-content.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Embed/index.html?webmap=8cafa939650d44ae8333ef469df877c8&extent=-97.0008,37.2385,-96.9935,37.2419&zoom=true&scale=true&disable_scroll=true&theme=light”]

Living Atlas Community

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Feedback

If you have previously used the World_Topo_Map or World_Imagery, you may need to clear your cache in order to see the updates.

If you have feedback on content, try our Topographic Map Feedback web map or Imagery Map Feedback web map.

If you have other feedback or comments, please post them to the ArcGIS Online Discussion Group and the Living Atlas Discussion Group on GeoNet.

About the author

Shane is a Cartographic Specialist for Esri's ArcGIS Content Team. He curates and recruits content for the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World through Esri's Community Maps Program, and explores and implements new and innovative delivery methods of providing geospatial information.

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