Archaeology, Archaeology digital

US and England map data

Just a short post to point to a source of some really interesting map data: MapCruzin.com If you're looking for modern US map data, they've got some really interesting datasets to download, including toxic waste and census data. In addition, they have a few datasets for England which include waterway data, which really interested me.… Continue reading US and England map data

Archaeology, Archaeology digital

Importing DigiMap NTF files to ArcMap

Following on from my post pointing to free downloadable map data for the UK and Roman period, and yesterday's post giving walk-throughs on importing three types of file available from theDigiMap to ArcMap, I've got another file type to discuss: Profile and Panorama Contour vector data (NTF files) Edina Digimap are in the process of… Continue reading Importing DigiMap NTF files to ArcMap

Archaeology, Archaeology digital

UK GIS layers and Roman map data

For the last week or so I have been experimenting with something old and something new: GIS. In particular, since I have finally given in and bought a laptop capable of handling complex tasks without freezing, I've installed ArcMap. This is a piece of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software produced by ESRI, which is hideously… Continue reading UK GIS layers and Roman map data