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Maps & Geospatial: Accessibility Resources

This guide provides resources for the design of accessible map content and geospatial applications. Suggestions are provided from resources related to color selection and cartographic design.

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This guide provides an introduction to resources on accessibility of maps and geospatial content. These resources and examples are applicable to the creation of map content in multiple formats, along with the creation of geospatial applications. This guide applies universal design principles to enable the use of maps and geospatial applications for broad audiences. 


Accessibility standards