Avenza Systems Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, announced the final results of the 2001 MAPublisher Map Competition.

Over 40 maps were received in eight categories. The Best Map prize of a Palm Vx went to The Louisiana Geological Survey, Baton Rouge, La. for the Official Map of Louisiana 2000. Winners included:

MAPublisher Competition Grand Prize Winner Official Map of Louisiana 2000: Louisiana Geological Survey, Batton Rouge, La.

Academic (Individual) Category: First Prize Winner Scotland – Splendor and Beauty: Jeff Marshall, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Lindsay, Ontario, Canada.

General Purpose Category: First Prize Winner Official Map of Louisiana 2000: Louisiana Geological Survey, Baton Rouge, La.

Geologic Category: First Prize Winner (tie) Geologic map of the Grand Canyon 30’X60’ quadrangle, northwestern Arizona: USGS, Denver, Colo. Muravera: Debora Graziosi, Earth Sciences Department – University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Multimedia Category: First Prize Winner (tie) JS Latvija: Gvido Petersons, Jana Seta, Map Publishers Ltd. Riga, Latvia XYZ Birmingham CityMap CD: The XYZ Digital Map Company, Glasgow, Scotland

Special Purpose Category: First Prize Winner Nord-du-Quebec – Nunavik – Baie-James: Catherine Lessard, KOREM, Quebec City, Canada

Thematic Category: First Prize Winner Santa Rosa Sketch Plan B: Mark Chambers, Dyett & Bhatia, San Francisco, Calif.

Topographic Category: First Prize Winner Sangre de Cristo & Great Sand Dunes: Kent Schulte, Sky Terrain, Boulder, Colo.

Transportation Category: First Prize Winner (tie) Montana 2001-2002 Highway Map: Ed Madej, Tetra Tech EM Inc. Helena, Mont. South-east Zeeland bikemap: Hans van der Maarel, eXQte, Klundert, The Netherlands

Notable Entry: Special Purpose The Long Path – South-Central Catskills: New York – New Jersey Trail Conference, Mahwah, N.J.

Notable Entry: Topographic Valdigne Mont Blanc: Gianni Belfiore, Hapex, Aosta, Italy

Notable Entry: Topographic Chugach State Park: Patrick Dunlavey, Pat Dunlavey Cartographics, Williamstown, Mass.

Notable Entry: Topographic Grand Canyon: Kent Schulte, Sky Terrain, Boulder, Colo.

Notable Entry: Transportation San Francisco City & Country Street Guide and Parcel Detail Atlas: David Clausen, Barclay Mapworks, Hayward, Calif.

Notable Entry: Transportation XYZ Birmingham CityMap Paperback Atlas: The XYZ Digital Map Company, Glasgow, Scotland

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