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Heibonsha Map Publishing Co., Ltd. It seemed possible, but it wasn’t! Free educational digital map that can be used in the same way as a book atlas.

[Heibonsha Map Publishing Co., Ltd.] It seemed possible, but it wasn’t! Free educational digital map that can be used in the same way as a book atlas.

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Press release: May 8, 2024
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It seemed possible, but it wasn’t! A free educational digital map that can be used in the same way as a book atlas.
*Heibonsha Map Publishing, a cartographic subsidiary of Encyclopedia no Heibonsha, will be released on May 8, 2024*
Digital Map for School is loaded as an external tile using the Geographical Survey Institute map viewer (https://maps.gsi.go.jp/). * “Digital Atlas for School” is a simple setting, * * “Geographical Survey Institute Map* * Digital Content Department Chief Hiroaki Murakami*
In order to achieve the goal of “reproducing a paper atlas as a map tile,” it was necessary to create a structure completely different from that of general GIS data, which was a huge challenge. Since updating the data is relatively easy, we hope that you will look forward to future version updates.
Map tile specifications
Data format: Raster (png)
Size: 256×256 px
Tile method: XYZ method
Resolution: 96dpi
Projection method: EPSG3857 (Web Mercator)
Zoom Level: Japan (0-9), World (0-5)
About Heibonsha Map Publishing Co., Ltd.
Yasaburo Shimonaka, the founder of Heibonsha Co., Ltd., wanted to add beautifully colored maps to the Encyclopedia that Heibonsha was producing, so he established the Japan Map Research Institute in 1954. did. Our company was founded as a stock company in 1980, inheriting Yasaburo Shimonaka’s will, with the former Japan Map Research Institute as its predecessor. In recent years, we have been deeply involved in the production of not only encyclopedias but also geography textbooks and school atlases.
Our company provides the following services: “Japan Atlas,” “World Atlas,” “Premium Atlas Japan Atlas,” and “Premium Atlas Atlas.” We have over 40 years of experience in producing atlases such as “World Atlas” (all published by Heibonsha). We have been receiving orders from major textbook companies for educational maps for over 40 years. In addition, the “Great Map of Japan” produced for a mail order company (a 3-volume set of 1 “Great Map of Japan Prefectures” and 2 “Great Maps of Famous Places of Japan”) is “more details in tomorrow’s morning edition!” It was widely recognized through a TV commercial. It has been on sale for 23 years since 2001, and has been blessed with a large number of readers.

* 【Company Profile】*
Company name: Heibonsha Map Publishing Home page Address: 5th floor, Kubodera Building, 3-1-1 Kudanminami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Representative Director: Yuichi Nishida
Business content: Map production and sales
Established: March 1980

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