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Introduction to Internet Maps

Internet maps have much in common with traditional paper maps, with a few important differences.

This tutorial will show you how to use interactive Internet based maps. After this tutorial you should be able to use BGIS Online Maps successfully; even if you have no prior knowledge of GIS. The basic tutorial will probably take about fifteen minutes. However, in less than five minutes you can have the background required to successfully navigate a BGIS map.

First, we'll cover two basic GIS concepts you need to know. Then we'll introduce you to the tools and methods that you'll use to navigate around the map and make some enquiries.

This section covers the two basic GIS concepts you need to know to effectively use BGIS maps.