Map Visuals, or Geomaps

A geomap of a country, continent, or region superimposes measurement values onto a geographic map.

Arcadia Enterprise has two basic geomap representation options:

Arcadia supports the following geographical specifications by automatically recognizing them as qualified GEO dimensions inside the dataset:

If the relevant field in your dataset is not named correctly, be sure to adjust it using the Change Type Geo Option, described in Change Type. Note also that you must use Geo Type fields when limiting the Drill Into options; see Limiting Drill Into Options.

To build the two types of map visuals with specified geographical units, follow the instructions for each option:

Additionally, see the description on how to build a Trellised Map.

For an overview of shelves that specify this visual, see Shelves for Map Visuals.