spatial history project


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Historical Geography and GIS

Historical GIS is the use of GIS data to document the given geography of an area in history.  GIS can be used in historical geography research to map out ancient areas and the changes in cities and places over time. NHGIS (National Historical Geographic Information System) stores historical GIS data […]

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Spatial History Project

Spatial History Project

Located at Stanford University, the Spatial History Project seeks to bring “together scholars working on projects at the intersection of geography and history using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in their research.”  The projects listed marry geospatial technologies with historical research.  Use the Google Earth to journey along with Alfred A. Hart, who […]