International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

Important Landmarks in the Planned City of Chandigarh using Remote Sensing and GIS

Sunita Devi [8] | Dr. Ravinder Kaur

Abstract: Landmark is a geographic feature. Anything which is easily recognizable is called a landmark. Landmark is used to designate places that might be of interest to tourists. Landmarks are often buildings such as hotels, museums, monument, heritage building and natural points of interest that have a special historic interest and value as part of development. Webster dictionary describes landmark as Any prominent feature of the landscape, as a tree or building, serving to identify a particular locality. In the present study, using of remote sensing and GIS in the planned city of Chandigarh. Chandigarh city has many landmarks include heritage buildings such as the High Court, Legislative Assembly, and Civil Secretariat. Some landmarks include tourist attraction such as Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Zakir Rose Garden, International Dolls Museum, Open Hand Monument, and Leisure Valley etc.

Keywords: Remote Sensing RS, Geographical Information Systems GIS, Global Positioning System GPS, Spatial Analysis like Query Building & Buffering

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,

Pages: 1616 - 1630

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