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Montana educators look to future of GIS mapping technology

April 7, 2016View for printing

Students, educators, and business professionals from around Montana and parts of Idaho learned more about geographic information systems (GIS) as Great Falls hosted this year's 2016 Intermountain GIS Conference - GIS: Expedition to Discovery

The conference's theme focused on the Lewis & Clark Expedition in Great Falls and around Montana.

The three-day event served as an introduction to GIS education and training. Geographic Information Systems use information, such as an address or point of location, which is translated into a map that allows the user to create and interact with the geographical data.

By Keeley Van Middendorp

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