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East View Cartographic Issued Sole Source Award from U.S. Army for Large-Scale City Maps Around the Black Sea

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - August 2, 2005 - East View Cartographic, Inc. (EVC) has won a sole source contract to supply 1:10,000 scale GIS vector data for 17 cities around the Black Sea. The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) will use this detailed geographic information to enhance the ability of Black Sea countries such as Ukraine and Turkey to prepare for regional emergencies.

EVC has been a leading source of large-scale geospatial data for both the United States and international governments as well as for private industry for more than a decade. EVC creates and distributes global datasets designed to meet the highest accuracy standards and formatted to seamlessly integrate into standard GIS applications. Many of these are available exclusively through EVC and can include data layers customized to include administrative boundaries, road networks, bodies of water, and other points of interest.

Contact: Rodney Buhrsmith, Chief Marketing Officer
East View Geospatial, Inc.
Tel.: 952-252-4523
E-mail: rodney.buhrsmith@eastview.com

About East View
East View was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. East View is comprised of East View Information Services (www.eastview.com), East View Geospatial (www.geospatial.com) and East View Map Link (www.maplink.com). East View maintains thousands of supplier/publisher relationships throughout the world for maps and geospatial data and Russian, Arabic and Chinese-produced social and hard science content. East View manages a data center, library and warehouse in Minneapolis where it hosts and stores dozens of foreign language databases, hundreds of thousands of maps and atlases and millions of geospatial, Russian, Chinese and Arabic metadata records. Uncommon Information. Extraordinary Places. East View.