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Queensland Globe: get hands-on with Queensland geography

When: Friday, 24 April 2020 - 10.00 am - 12.30 pm (with a short tea-break)

Where: QFHS Library and Resource Centre

Limit: 9

Queensland Globe: get hands-on with Queensland geography

Presenter: Kerry Raymond

Queensland Globe: get hands-on with Queensland geography

The delivery of this event will be advised

Queensland Globe is an interactive mapping website providing access to the spatial information held by the Queensland Government. It is a powerful tool with an extensive array of information that can be overlaid on the maps, but it can be overwhelming for the beginner.

This hands-on session will be aimed at beginners including: navigating around the Globe, searching for locations by a range of methods, obtaining information about a particular place, and working with the hundreds of built-in data layers (some of which will be included in the presentation).

Some of the limitations of the Qld Globe will also be discussed. Note that Queensland Globe primarily deals with current information rather than historical information

Read more about Queensland Globe. 

Our presenter, Kerry Raymond

Please note: As this is a hands-on computer-based session, participants should be confident with basic computer skills, using keyboard and mouse, copying and pasting.

If you are looking for an introduction to finding places in Queensland, please see our other event Finding places for family history.

 

 

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