History of GIS is the study of past developments in geography, geodesy, cartography, navigation and spatial data and analysis that ultimately lead to the application of geography to information and computer systems.

History of GIS is the study of past developments in geography, geodesy, cartography, navigation and spatial data and analysis that ultimately lead to the application of geography to information and computer systems. GIS has a rich history covering many subjects such as geography, geodesy, maths and computer science, this history has resulted in the vast development of spatial data and application of geography to everyday devices and analysis.

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