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What is GIS

A geographic information system (GIS) is a spatial system that creates, manages, analyzes, and maps all types of data. As an emerging technology itself, the field of geographic information systems (GIS) is constantly evolving.

 

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system that creates, manages, analyzes, and maps all types of data. GIS connects data to a map, integrating location data (where things are) with all types of descriptive information (what things are like there). A GIS provides a foundation for mapping and analysis that is used in almost every industry.

 

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