For those who would rather not use a GIS (still the best option, in my opinion) the use of Google Earth maps seems to be becoming more acceptable. For example, a recent volume of QSR includes supplemental geospatial material in the form of a Google Earth map
These can also be produced as topos instead of using the satellite image.
Dr. Ariane Burke, Professeure Titulaire,
Universite de Montreal,
C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-Ville
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From: Analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Matthew Campbell [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: May 28, 2014 3:18 AM
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Subject: Re: [ZOOARCH] Mapping program free/share ware
QGIS or QuantumGIS is a mature open source GIS, not necessarily easy
to use if you aren't familiar with GIS but quite powerful. I tend to
print to PDF and pretty the maps up Illustrator, and if you are just
showing site locations a drawing program is probably all you need
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> On 28/05/2014, at 6:44 pm, Karin Scott <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Good morning
> I hope this mail finds you well.
> Which map generating program do you make use of for publication/research. 1 - Maps indicating geographical location of sites and/or any other type of map (i.e. distribution) you need to create.
> Is there free or share ware available?
> Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.