What's New in LandView® 5?
LandView 5 is a radically different product from LandView III for the following reasons:
- A redesigned 32-bit up-to-date LandView software interface supporting both MAC and Windows platforms. Identical look and feel on both platforms. Supports faster computer processors.
- Demographic data are now based on Census 2000 data, including ZCTAs which are generalized area representations of U.S. Postal Service ZIP Codes. The EPA and USGS data have been updated as well.
- Over 6.3 million miles of major and minor roads and related features based on Census 2000 TIGER/Line®
- New address finder function allows users to quickly locate an address on a map based on street and ZIP Code.
- A greatly improved population/housing unit estimator now based on 8 million plus Census 2000 blocks.
- Now contains 1.84 million primary records of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
- Internet interface to sponsoring agencies to retrieve the most recent data.
- MARPLOT® mapping program has several enhancements including WYSIWYG printing of maps and a shape file translator utility Shp2Mie that allows importing ESRI Shape Files into the MARPLOT User map.
- Addition of Barrios and Barrios-Pueblos to Puerto Rico under the Minor Civil Division (MCD) layer.
- Improved thematic mapping offering several color schemes and automated range scaling.
Note to LandView IV users: Items 2, 3, 4 and 6 document the differences between these versions.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Last Revised: Thursday, 26-Jan-2012 15:38:33 EST