Macquarie Australian Atlas


Description:

The Macquarie Australian Atlas on CD-ROM provides a superb collection of maps and related information about the Australian continent.

Wherever possible mapping is supplemented by text descriptions. Exceptional navigation, searching and information retrieval facilities are provided through a system of Tabs and Toolbar.

The Atlas consists of the following map collections:

  • Physical or Geographic Maps
    • Whole of Australia Scale 1:50,000,000
    • State level 1:20,000,000
    • Regional level 1: 5,000,000
    • Detailed level 1: 2,500,000
  • The Land (Geology, Water Resources etc)
  • The People (Population Density, Exploration etc)
  • Metropolitan Maps
  • Antarctica

Users are able to:

  • Use Tabs to move to another map collection
  • Zoom In/Out from one map level to another
  • Search for places by name and latitude/longitude
  • View information about places
  • Add freehand overlays or drawings to maps
  • Estimate distances between places
  • Print maps and related text.


Technical Details:

  1. MS Windows application
  2. 800 x 600 resolution in 256 or 16 million colours
  3. Digital Audio
  4. Developed in MS Visual Basic V3.0


Developers:

Designed and developed by Dimension Technologies Pty Limited for Macquarie Multimedia

The Macquarie Australia Atlas is distibuted by Macquarie On-line. www.dict.mq.edu.au


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