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Mapping creates jobs and drives global economic growth

Geo Services Infographic - finalGoogle has done some analysis on the value of mapping technologies – pretty amazing numbers …

“In summary, the global geo services industry is valued at up to $270 billion per year and pays out $90 billion in wages. In the U.S., it employs more than 500,000 people and is worth $73 billion. The infographic below illustrates some examples of the many benefits of maps, whether it’s improving agriculture irrigation systems or helping emergency response teams save lives.”

Read the full article at the Google LatLong Blog

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