GeoCarta Has Moved

Mar 5, 2006

Updates On Previous Posts

Time for some updates, additions and corrections of old posts:

TomTom Announces New Features
The picture with this post was of an older model. The model with all the new features is pictured at right.

Flood Map Error Soaks Omaha Residents With Costs
Station WOWT reported today that about 80% of the homeowners in Omaha, Nebraska whose homes had been mistakenly been shown as being in the 100-year flood plain have had their properties removed from the flood plain.

"Phantom Roads" Provide Pitfalls For Landowners; Potential Work For Cartographers
The Barre Mountpelier Times Argus reports that the Vermont House passed a bill Friday that gives towns until July, 2012 to map out and reclaim ancient roads they want to keep. After that they lose title to the property. The bill now goes to the Vermont Senate for action.