Map Generalization

October 11, 2017

Cartographic generalization, or map generalization, is a method for deriving a smaller-scale map from a larger scale map or map data Whether done manually by a cartographer or by a computer or set of algorithms, generalization seeks to abstract spatial information at a high level of detail to information that can be … (Wikipedia definition)


GM Johnson’s Colorado State, Denver Regional and Denver Street maps were selected by a panel of judges at the 2016 ESRI User Group Conference Map Gallery in San Diego for inclusion in ESRI Map Book Volume 32, 2017 edition. We are on page 16 and 17 in the book. Another map of ours was also selected and can been found in the TOURISM AND RECREATION section of ESRI Map Book, Oregon and Washington Coast Large Print Map.


The following Large Print state maps are available from GM Johnson.

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.


To see how GM Johnson builds State Maps go to our FAQ section and review State Map Development description.