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Bangladesh National Mapping from East View Cartographic

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, USA – 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.

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 (, East View Geospatial ( and East View Map Link ( 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.