Using GIS to Reconstruct the History of the Siege of Khe Sanh, Vietnam.
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In order to understand geography, one needs to know history, and in order to understand history, one needs to know geography. Modern geographic information science via geographic information systems (GIS) links the two in ways never before capable. Using a GIS database containing both tabular and spatial information allows for both the creation of cartographic displays, and for spatial analysis. This research project led to the creation of a GIS about the battlefield of Khe Sanh, Vietnam.
Geographic information systems
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns
Khe Sanh, Battle of, Vietnam, 1968
Khe Sanh (Vietnam)--Historical geography