China completes 1:50,000 national map database for geographic information Thursday, August 25, 2011

China announced on Thursday that its mapping scientists have finished a 1:50,000-scale map database for comprehensive geographic information.

The database will provide essential geographic reference to China's economic and social development, said an official with National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation at a press conference held by the State Council's Information Office.

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Editor: Chen Zhi
Source: Xinhua