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Get to know the new ICA Executive Committee for the term 2023-2027

eCARTO News October 2023

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.


  • Geospatial pioneer celebrates anniversary with mobile mapping solution launch – gim-international.com
  • Bentley Sees Potential of AI, Gets Deeper in Subsurface Mapping – enr.com
  • Data Doctors: Google Maps vs. Waze – wtop.com
  • Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Which navigation app is best? – tomsguide.com
  • The cool new Apple Maps features you’re not using, but should be – thepointsguy.com

Education & Training & Opportunities



  • A $7.5-million find: Overlooked Getty estate sale map turns out to be 14th century treasure – latimes.com
  • Map of the Ancient Roman World from their perspective – vividmaps.com

Out of this world

  • NASA Is Locating Ice on Mars With This New Map – nasa.gov
  • Atacama Cosmology Telescope Reveals New Dark Matter Map – miragenews.com
  • Precision Space Map Measures 400,000 Nearby Galaxies – miragenews.com

Just Maps



  • Mapping methane: Satellites seek out gas-spewing waste sites – aljazeera.com
  • MapLab: Uncovering the Native Landscape of Los Angeles – bloomberg.com
  • Mapping hidden meltwater paths in glaciers: importance – miragenews.com
  • Remember the climate map from your school atlas? Here’s what climate change is doing to it – phys.org
  • Wildlife Worldwide Contaminated by Flame Retardants: New Map – ens-newswire.com
  • Research Refines Accuracy of East Asia’s Planted Forest Mapping – miragenews.com
  • Proposed offshore wind map protects a key Maine lobster fishing ground – newhampshirebulletin.com



Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the weblink authors are their own and do not represent the official position of the ICA. The links are assembled for information and education purposes only.