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Online mapping resources 1 1 Online mapping resources 2 1) Getting satellite images or maps from Google (demonstrated in class; not repeated here) 2) How to make a reference map on Census Bureau’s web site 3) How to make a thematic map on Census Bureau’s web site 4) How to make a map showing environmental quality on EPA’s web site 5) How to get a Topo map or Aerial photo on TerraServer USA web site Online mapping resources 3 How to make a reference map on Census Bureau’s web site http://www.census.gov/ 4 1) Go to U.S. Census Bureau web site: http://www.census.gov/ 2) Select American Factfinder (left of the screen) 3) Select Reference Maps 4) Change the scale of the map 5) Select Features to be displayed 6) Change the area (geography) to be mapped 7) Save your map or screen copy your map Making a reference map on US Census Bureau’s : General procedure 5 Making a reference map @ US Census Bureau • Go to U.S. Census Bureau web site: http://www.census.gov/ •C l i c k American Factfinder (left of the page) 6 •C
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Online mapping resources 2 7 • In the State dropdown list, click on a desired state (e.g. Michigan), then hit Go . Making a reference map @ US Census Bureau 8 • Now you can change the scale of the map by clicking the Zoom boxes at top-left of the page.
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course GPY 235 taught by Professor Xu during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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