a database or file that becomes a map when GIS produces a screen display or a printed hardcopy
A machine-readable representation of a geographic phenomenon stored for display or analysis by a digital computer; contrast with analog map.
A map which can be displayed on a computer screen using previously digitised data.
Map provided for use in a GIS as a basis for computer-aided cartography. Digital maps consist of different layers showing different topics.
A map maintained in a computer readable electronic format.
A computer-readable representation of a geographic area or phenomenon that can be displayed or analyzed by a digital computer. This is in contrast to an analog "paper" map.