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Calculating area of a map, the dumb way

by warren | May 19, 2011 18:37 19 May 18:37 | #253 | #253

This online tool, at http://gisapps.co.union.nc.us/community-mapper/, is designed for parcel measurement in Union County, North Carolina. I just needed a quick way to find the area of a map we'd made in Lima, Peru. I'll try Google Earth next, though.

It ended up being 207 acres, or 0.3 square miles. Not so great, given that it was from 2 miles up!


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