MINNEAPOLIS, MN, USA, September 22, 2015 — East View Geospatial (EVG) has obtained the rights to Senegal’s nationally produced maps and data, through a partnership agreement with Senegal’s National Mapping Agency (NMA); Agence Nationale de l’Aménagement du Territoire (ANAT).
The agreement makes EVG a licensed distributor of Senegalese nationally produced data that is immediately available for sale in digital and hard copy formats globally. The total Senegalese catalogue sums 687 products in 56 series, and includes topographic maps, digital elevation models, GIS/Vector data, nautical and aeronautical charts and geological and scientific maps of Senegal.
The vast arrays of maps vary in formats and scales. Topographic maps range from 1:1,000,000 to 1:10,000 for certain cities and are available in print, digital raster and digital vector GIS formats. Thematic maps, as well as those exploring the soil, vegetation and forestry and other area features.
With this agreement, Senegal joins a long list of NMAs that have partnered with EVG, including South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Madagascar, Russia, Jordan, Vietnam, and Australia, among many others.
Go to geospatial.com/about/partners to become an EVG partner or to purchase data, maps and charts from EVG’s partners around the world.
The Senegalese Agence Nationale de l’Aménagement du Territoire, (ANAT), was created November 20, 2009 by Presidential Decree No. 2009-1302 of 20-11-091 as an independently managed agency mandated with a mission of public service for provision of geographic and cartographic data and maps over Senegal. The Agency is a legal entity of public law, which replaces the Planning Branch of the territory and exercises the powers formerly vested in the Direction des travaux géographiques et cartographiques et à l’Agence nationale du Cadre de Vie et de la Qualité de la. ANAT has its headquarters in Dakar and is under the technical supervision of the Ministry of Spatial Planning and Finance.
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.