First Look at symbology and labeling changes to US Topo and the TNM Topo Style Template.

Authors: Sara Boyer*, USGS-NGTOC
Topics: Cartography, Geographic Information Science and Systems
Keywords: USGS, US Topo, Cartography, Mapping, Map,
Session Type: Paper
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This year, The National Geospatial Technical Operations Center of the U.S. Geological Survey will be making a series of cartographic changes to the 7.5-minute US Topo. With advances to the automated process, and newly added content, it was a good time to refresh symbology and modernize the 7.5-minute quadrangle. This presentation will cover the development and implementation of new symbology and labeling while addressing the challenges of delivering a classic US Topo map expected by public users. The audience will have a first look at the newest US Topo and learn how to access the Topo TNM Style Template which provides the user with a free ESRI ArcMap template containing closely related US Topo symbology and label rules.

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