[clug] GPS maps

James Ring sjr at jdns.org
Thu May 18 23:08:41 GMT 2006

Hi there,

> Of course, if you get the topo maps from GA (where I happen to work) you
> will then need the tools to use them.  Anyone know of tools for MapInfo
> or ER Mapper for linux?

There are a pile of open source mapping tools available from


For example, with MapServer + ka-map (http://ka-map.maptools.org) and
some data from Geoscience Australia, you can put together a Google
Maps-style interface on your Apache web server.

We're messing around with ka-map here at Geoscience Australia, and we use
MapServer for rendering our maps for display in the web browser.

> Regards,
> Russell.
James Ring
Geoscience Australia

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