Mapping Software and GIS Glossary

DEFINITION

What is a prism map?

A prism map is a three-dimensional thematic map that uses prisms to show the relative values of a data field where higher prisms indicate areas with higher values.

What is a prism map/prism map defintion: An example of a prism map where states are depicted as three-dimensional prisms whose heights indicate the median home value

An example of a prism map where states are depicted as three-dimensional prisms whose heights indicate the median home value.

 

GIS Software for Creating Prism Maps

Maptitude Mapping Software gives you all of the tools, maps, and data you need to analyze and understand how geography affects you and your business. Create informative prism maps that show the characteristics of your area of interest.

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