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Map Tools
Zoom inZoom inZoom in to a specific location on the map. Select this tool with the mouse. Either select on the map where to zoom in or drag a rectangle around the area to zoom in.
Zoom outZoom outZoom out from a specific location on the map. Select this tool with the mouse. Either select on the map where to zoom out from or drag a rectangle around the area to zoom out from.
Center Zoom inCenter Zoom inZoom in to the center of the current map. Select this tool with the mouse and the map will automatically zoom in. Repeatedly select this tool to continue zooming in.
Center Zoom outCenter Zoom outZoom out from the center of the current map. Select this tool with the mouse and the map will automatically zoom out. Repeatedly select this tool to continue zooming out.
PanPanMove (re-center) the map. Select this tool with the mouse. Either select on the map and the map will center on that point or select on the map and drag it to reposition the map center.
Full ViewFull ViewZooms out to the full viewing area.
InformationInformationGets information about features on the map. Select this tool with the mouse, then select features on the map for which information is desired. Before using this tool, select the Layers option to specify layers that return information when using the Information tool. The layers that are available to be displayed or identified is dependant on the scale of the map.
Options
LayersLayersLists the layers that can be displayed on map, listed in the Legend, and identified by the Information tool. Check on the layers to display on the map, list in the legend, and get information about the features. More than one layer may be identified at once when selecting on the map with the Information tool. The layers that may be displayed will vary based on the scale of the map. All layers are not available at all scales.
LegendLegendDisplays a map legend (map key) for the current map. The layers that may be displayed will vary based on the scale of the map. All layers are not available at all scales.
PrintPrintOpens a page for printing the map with or without a map title and legend.
Thematic MapsThematic MapsLists the maps available for access and display. The map extent (area) and scale will remain the same when the new map is displayed.
Map Features
SelectSelectSelects features on the map and gets information about them. The selected features are highlighted in color on the map. Select this tool with the mouse, then select features on the map for which information is desired. Before using this tool, select the Map Layers option to specify the layer that is selected with this tool. When using this too, either select on the map where to select a feature or drag a rectangle around the area to select feature.
Clear SelectClear SelectionClears the selected features highlighted in color on the map and listed in the table.
Feature LinkFeature LinkUsed to select features on the map for which data is available and displays links to view or download the data. The selected features are highlighted in color on the map. Select this tool with the mouse, then select features on the map for which information is desired. This tool is available for specific index maps. When using this tool, a feature may be selected by clicking on it or dragging a rectangle around the area to select multiple features.
SearchSearchSearches for information based on a chosen location and displays results. Select this tool with the mouse, then select features on the map for which information is desired. This tool is available for specific maps.
Map Panning
Pan NorthPan NorthSelect this arrow with the mouse to pan the map north.
Pan SouthPan SouthSelect this arrow with the mouse to pan the map south.
Pan EastPan EastSelect this arrow with the mouse to pan the map east.
Pan WestPan WestSelect this arrow with the mouse to pan the map west.
Map Scale
Scale 1:24,000Select map scale from list and map will redraw at the chosen scale.