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Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

 
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We have some video tutorials on making topographic maps here:  How to Make FREE Topograpghic Maps for Permaculture Design.

And today, I ran across this article about another source for topographical maps:

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps



Interestingly, the bottom of the article credits this news as coming from here: https://www.reddit.com/r/CampingandHiking/comments/4w81q1/national_geographic_has_released_printable_pdf/ and a top commenter wrote:

The maps themselves were already available, so the major thing here is the format they're in and the interface for accessing them.


In any case, I hope it's a useful resource to permies.

 
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Two older threads that also discuss topographic / topography maps are:

Topography Maps
Detailed Topographic Maps with 2' contour interval
 
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Those are nice. This post made me look & I found the Lidar imagery for our place on the Wikipedia page. It’s amazing the amount of detail and accuracy. Here’s a view of one of our ravines that’s around 55 foot deep w/ a small year round spring fed stream. We have multiple springs coming out of the hillside in the form of weeps,

For topo maps I like the USGS website, great historic collection.



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