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GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems

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GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems
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Publisher: giscommons.org
Number of pages: 232

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This is a free, web-based, open-source textbook available to anyone interested in using mapping tools to create maps. This text focuses primarily on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) -- a geospatial technology that enables you to create spatial databases, analyze spatial patterns, and produce maps that communicate more effectively.

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