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Our new site is up and running

Its been a long time coming but Geographx finally has an all-new website. In fact if you got this far you have probably already noticed. The new site has been designed as a cartography site should, with an emphasis on the visual – plenty to look at for those of us that don’t like to […]

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Mountain Cartography Workshop

The 8th Mountain Cartography workshop is being held in New Zealand later this year, immediately following the Geocart12 conference in Auckland. The theme of the 2012 workshop is Mapping Mountain Dynamics — from glaciers to volcanoes. The venue is The Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuit Centre  near Taurewa next to Tongariro National Park, and the […]

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Geocart 2012

The 6th National Cartographic Conference GeoCart 2012 and the 2nd ICA Regional Symposium on Cartography for Australasia and Oceania will convene in Auckland, 29-31 August 2012. The Conference is endorsed by the International Cartographic Association (ICA). Keynote Speakers include: Aileen Buckley, ESRI, USA David Fairbairn, Newcastle University, United Kingdom Tom Patterson, US National Park Service, […]

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You Are Here: Mapping Auckland

The Auckland War Memorial Museum currently has an exhibition on the development of the city as seen through maps. It is called You Are Here: Mapping Auckland – great for those of us with an interest in historical maps. Check out the video..

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NZ 8m DEM

Geographx is pleased to announce the release of our new 8 metre terrain model. This is a nation-wide dataset, derived mainly (but not wholly) from LINZ Topo50 contour and height point data.  It is designed primarily for cartographic use and supports mapping to larger map scales than our earlier 20m terrain. If anyone is aware […]

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2011 NZCS Map Awards

Our Tararua Range map has scored again, this time being judged winner of the 2011 New Zealand Cartographic Society Map Awards. Overall Winner: Geographx (Tararua Range, NZ) Judges’ comment: for putting the art into cartography Best Book: Spatial Vision in partnership with Wiley (Jacaranda Atlas 7th edition) Merit Award: Geological Survey of New South Wales […]

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SSSI conference

The 2011 Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute conference was held in Wellington from 22-25 November. This year it also doubled as the main GIS event on the New Zealand calendar. Geographx was an exhibitor at the conference. Our stand received a steady flow of visitors, including on the Tuesday when doors to the exhibition hall […]

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Stanfords Map Awards

As we are now a member, we decided to enter the British Cartographic Society‘s annual map awards. What a good decision that turned out to be!  Our 3D POP map of the Tararua Range was “highly commended” in the 2011 Stanfords Award for Printed Mapping. Winner: Global Mapping (The Environmental World) Highly Commended: British Antarctic […]

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