ADC WorldMap Releases Digital Atlas Version 5.3

Release includes new and updated layers, increased features, improved attribution, and more road mileage

Appleton, WI-USA – November 11, 2009 – ADC WorldMap , a leader in providing comprehensive, current, and seamless geographic digital data for the whole earth, is pleased to announce the release of ADC WorldMap Digital Atlas Version 5.3. Along with providing up to date country and level one administrative boundaries for the entire world, the release features the addition of an ocean bathymetry layer, improved contours, more cities with population data, and increased US road coverage. The new product also includes UTM zones and ISO country and administrative codes.

“The changes and updates included in version 5.3 were all customer-driven”, said Jim Reid, President, ADC WorldMap. “For instance, we have seen a growing interest in world-wide contour data. Customers will find improved and consistent contours which were created from SRTM data (Shuttle Radar Terrain Model). The addition of UTM zones and ISO codes were also initiated through customer feedback.”

“Our goal is to provide our customers with a world-wide product that combines data integrity and an economical price”, Reid commented. “With the release of ADC WorldMap Digital Atlas v5.3 we are able to continue to meet the needs of our customer’s applications and budgets by delivering a comprehensive world-wide digital atlas product with not only the essential map features, but also many unique details.”

ADC WorldMap Digital Atlas has proven to be a crucial tool for leaders in a variety of industries including education, tourism, government, military, Internet-based, fleet management and transportation, communication, and various business sectors. Thirty distinct layers including world-wide administrative boundaries, roads, cities, airports, railroads, contours, and more, make ADC WorldMap Digital Atlas v5.3 an excellent choice for a wide variety of applications requiring 1:1,000,000 scale vector maps. The data is made available in ESRI, MapInfo, and Oracle formats. Customized products and flexible licensing options exist.

About ADC WorldMap:

ADC WorldMap is a division of American Digital Cartography, Inc. (ADCi). From the company’s headquarters in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA, ADCi has specialized in providing digital mapping products and services since 1988. ADC WorldMap is the leader in digital atlas products and recognized by users throughout the world for high-quality, ease-of-use, quick drawing display, and increasing user productivity. For more information about ADC WorldMap Digital Atlas, visit or call 920.733.6678.


Barb Wenninger
ADC WorldMap and American Digital Cartography, Inc. (ADCi)
Tel: 920.733.6678 x161
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