Amid new technologies, 'cartography has its place'
Coinciding with its 175th anniversary, the federal mapping agency swisstopo is taking on the GPS and Google maps age with innovations of its own. But do swisstopo's offerings continue to meet a unique demand in today's crowded mapping landscape? swisstopo's online "time travel" tool is supposedly the first of its kind in the world and allows users to choose a spot on the Swiss map and watch how that place has changed over a certain period of time.
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