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Inside Passage Cruise Map & Guide

February 1, 2018

With Almost 2,000,000 cruise ship passengers going through Seattle and Vancouver, with most sailing the Inside Passage of British Columbia and South East Alaska. GM Johnson has just published a map of the Inside Passage. Inside Passage / Haida Gwaii / South East Alaska In 2017, Seattle welcomed 218 cruise ships…


Canada Wide Mapping – Happy New Year!

January 18, 2018

  GM Johnson is one of the largest paper map publisher (over 650 map titles) in the United States has expanded to Canada! Canadians and visitors alike no longer have one option for a printed paper street map anymore because GM Johnson recently published close to 40 different street / regional…


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…


Collaboration for the Mapping Industry

April 28, 2017

  This presentation was given by Guy Johnson on November 30, 2016 at the IMIA Americas Conference, San Diego, California. In this time of the changing model of map publishing, collaboration is a way to be more efficient. Why do we need to re make a map that is already…


Happy New Year from GM Johnson Maps

January 4, 2016

Guy and Karen Johnson owners of GM Johnson Map went snow shoeing on New Year’s Eve. The pictures were taken from Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The view was spectacular.   Now about maps. In 2015 we published 18 new maps: Wyoming Large Print Cheyenne, Casper, Laramie,…