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« on: December 05, 2007, 07:07:58 pm »

                                                                     







Legacy


A widely used and well known Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software, developed by Clark Labs in USA, is named Idrisi as a dedication to the Arab geographer. Al-Idrisi was a character in Jon Fasman's book The Geographer's Library (Penguin Press, 2005).




References


Profile at IslamOnline

Britannica




See also


 Atlas Portal

List of Arab scientists
 
History of cartography
 
Pre-Columbian Islamic contact theories
 


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