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Map Search is for using a map to find coastal access sites based on their geographic location. The map can be zoomed in and out and moved in all directions. First zoom the map to the Connecticut shore by using the Zoom in tool Zoom In tool or selecting a town from the list of coastal towns. Then use the Site Info map tool Site Info tool for more information about a particular site on the map.
Go to Map Tools Help for help using these and other map tools.
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Choose Town
Figure 1. Choose a town.
1Use the Zoom in tool Zoom In tool (see Figure 1.) and select a blue town on the map.
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2Select a town from the list (see Figure 1.) and press the Go button.
Map of Sites in Madison
Figure 2. Map of sites in Madison, Connecticut.
In Figure 2. above, Madison was selected from the list of coastal towns so a map of sites in (and around) Madison appears. The brown squares Coastal Access site on the map are coastal access sites.
3The Zoom in tool Zoom In tool (see Figure 2.) is outlined in red, indicating that it is the current map tool. Select on the map along the Madison shore to zoom in more.
Site Info
Figure 3. Site Info tool.
4Select the Site Info map tool Site Info tool (see Figure 3.).
5Select a coastal access site on the map (see Figure 3.). Carefully position the mouse pointer over a site and press the mouse button to select the site.
The site selected with the Get Info tool is Hammonasset Beach State Park
Figure 4. Site selected with the Site Info tool.
In Figure 4. above, Selected Coastal Access site Hammonasset Beach State Park is now selected. Notice the map symbol for this site changed from Coastal Access site to Selected Coastal Access site, and the name of the site and the town in which it is located appear above the map.
Describe Site and Map Site
Figure 5. Select the Describe Site or Map Site tab.
6Select the Describe Site tab (see Figure 5.) for more information about Hammonasset Beach State Park.
 Go to Describe Site Help for additional instructions
7Select the Map Site tab (see Figure 5.) to re-center the map on Hammonasset Beach State Park.
 Go to Map Site Help for additional instructions.
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