Release of "Global Map of Northern Mindanao, the Philippines"
1.Release of the map
Torrential rain by Typhoon 21 which landed Mindanao on December 16th caused extensive damage of flood, land slide, etc. to Cagayan de Oro, Iligan and their vicinities of northern Mindanao of southern Philippines. Global Map of Northern Mindanao is released. This map provides landform and land use of the damaged area and its vicinity.
The maps were prepared by using Global Map and other data.
2.Use of this map
3.Global Mapping Project
The Global Map data development is underway steered by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM). The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) serves as the ISCGM Secretariat which takes a central role of the project management. The GSI also provides developing countries with necessary technologies.
The details of the project are shown at the following website.
- ISCGM: http://www.iscgm.org/