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East View Cartographic Reaches Oil and Gas Market Using MetaCarta’s Geographic Search

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, USA – June 4, 2007 – East View Cartographic (EVC) today announced a content partner relationship with MetaCarta. Using MetaCarta GeoIntel for Petroleum, a new geographic search engine for the energy industry, users can now access EVC’s catalog of worldwide geographic data including authoritative topographic maps, nautical charts, atlas materials, satellite imagery, and an unmatched collection of global geologic resources. More than 35,000 pages of are currently indexed, and updates will be added as they become available.

“This relationship will help us reach a specialized audience of upstream engineers, pipeline managers, and other GIS specialists in the energy sector,” according to Michael Cloutier, EVC’s Oil and Gas Sales Representative. “We hope this will provide them easy access to our off-the-shelf products and remind them that we are also a source of GIS services such as georeferencing, orthorectification, vector feature extraction, and translation.”

“Energy companies invest billions of dollars annually gathering and processing geographically based data that drive key decisions made by company executives,” said Rick Hutton, vice president of Content Services, at MetaCarta. “Our relationship with East View Cartographic gives GeoIntel for Petroleum users easy access to a significant collection of valuable geo-relevant information.”

EVC offers many products that can serve as a starting point for geophysical analysis or as baseline information for pipeline management in a GIS environment. EVC can also provide specialized geological products such tectonic maps, gravity maps, or aeromagnetic maps combined with multispectral imagery. These multi-layer datasets are ready to add to client subsurface data as a basis for feature analysis, analysis of existing deposits, or a search for new deposits.

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.