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Mapping and Geospatial Imagery: Additional Resources

Citation Guide for Maps

"How do I cite this map?" "How can I use this online map in my reference list?"  Common questions for the map user.  This guide will help!

Public Land Survey System

The Public Land Survey System, or PLSS, is important to understand when looking at many maps of the United States. It is a system used to divide land into sections, for mapping and legal purposes. It is important to be aware that although widely used in the US, certain areas of the country do not use it. Below are some sources explaining the system's history and how it works.

Storytelling with Maps

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