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The Magic of MapQuest

www.amherst-maps.com | September 19, 2011

The Magic of MapQuest is undeniable. MapQuest’s meteoric rise began as a traditional maker and seller of maps; Cartographic services. The name change came with the push of the online map service in 1996. MapQuest quickly developed a huge following from people wanting personalized directions. Today, MapQuest is used by over 40 million people a [...]

Great Map Stores

www.amherst-maps.com | September 10, 2011

Whether you usually shop over your Hughes Net internet or you like to feel the map in your hand, we’ve got a few great tips for places to look to satisfy your map craving. Bet you wouldn’t have thought of these map stores! REI: Yes, REI. The rugged outdoor store has all the maps you [...]

Map Making Careers

www.amherst-maps.com | March 29, 2011

In the past couple of decades, new careers in map making have arrived on the scene. Much of this is due to the advances in map making technology and application. Below are some a few of the most interesting opportunities for map makers. Map Making Firm There are many small and large firms that make [...]