FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bangladesh National Mapping from East View Cartographic
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - March 17, 2006 - East View Cartographic (EVC)
is pleased to announce an agreement to become an official reseller of topographic and thematic
maps from the Survey of Bangladesh. These nationally produced maps offer the best large-scale coverage
available for Bangladesh and are ideal for uses such as project planning, natural resources development,
trade and investment, humanitarian/disaster response, academic research, and even travel and tourism.
EVC can provide complete country coverage of 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 topographic maps. The Survey of
Bangladesh has also produced a number of specialized series including 1:10,000 coastal mapping, a Dhaka
city plan at 1:5000 scale, and a variety of political-administrative and thematic maps.
According to Kent Lee, President and CEO of East View Cartographic, “These maps have been very difficult
to acquire in the past and East View is delighted to be able to offer them in all formats--original
lithographs for our library customers, as well as in various digital and print-on-demand formats for our
GIS and time-urgent customers. East View Cartographic is committed to establishing relationships like
this with national mapping authorities worldwide.”
Products such as the Bangladesh coastal mapping series provide unprecedented foundation data, and EVC
can add further value by producing custom digital mapping products tailored to customer specifications.
Standard digital mapping services include map updating, geo-referencing, mosaicing, imagery orthorectification,
feature extraction, vectorization, DEM production, scanning, and language translation services to mention a few.