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Spring 2008 Exercise 1: Goals of the Exercise: 1 To familiarize the students with ARCGIS desktop software 2 To guide students on where to find GIS digital data and how to download them 3 To learn how to create a layout in ArcMap In this exercise, you will create a layout of Florida using ArcMap. You will include essential map elements to the layout and export it as a graphic file. Before you proceed, please create your own directory in the c: drive. 1. Start your web browser and open a new web page: http://www.fgdl.org . 2. In the FGDL web page, select Search/ Download/View Data . 3. In the download windows, select Enter the FGDL Metadata Explorer . On the FGDL Metadata Explorer page, select Admin and Political Bounds in the Choose content theme . Scroll down the menu of downloadable data and click on Florida County Boundaries . Download both the spatial data and the metadata ( cntbnd.zip ). Save the files in your directory. Extract the zipped files and save the files in your directory.
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