Discovery Day: GIS and Maps

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Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum at Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg MD

Nov 17, 2018

Discovery Day: GIS and Maps

Explore geography, cartography, and geodesy at this annual Discovery Day program.

How often do you use GPS? Do you play D & D or PokemonGo? Is looking at Google Earth a favorite pastime? What do all these things have in common? They all involve GIS!

GIS or Geographic Information Systems is all about better understanding the Earth and how to get around on it. It involves geography, cartography, and geodesy. What is the museum’s connection to GIS? Other than the fact that we use it every day, the Latitude Observatory is a geodetic site and the work done there helped build

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Gaithersburg Community Museum

9 S. Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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