Procedure for generating Outline Maps

To select an area for which you wish to generate an outline map you must know the latitude and longitude. of the area desired. These maps show no labels, place names or topographic features such as volcanoes. In maps of appropriate scale lines of latitude and longitude appear unlabelled . Maps of areas outside the U.S.A. show only coastlines and country boundaries and rivers. whereas those within U.S. show some other features, in particular, major highways.

Scales may be changed at will after the map is generated. Maps of the entire area of a whole volcanic chain may be obtained.

These maps show no labels, place names or topographic features such as volcanoes. In maps of appropriate scale lines of latitude and longitude appear unlabelled Maps of areas outside the U.S.A. show only coastlines and country boundaries and rivers. whereas those within U.S. show some other features, in particular, major .highways. Options allow modifications of legend

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Kilauea, Hawaii, U.S.A. If one has visited Kilauea it will be recognized that the map shows the road which encircles the Halemaumau Crater

Sakurajima, Japan. If one has visited this volcano it will be apparent that the map shows the "island" which is the site of the volcano Sakurajima and the tie to the mainland.

A feature of this map system is that it allows one to point rather generally to the area on a map of the world it is desired to enlarge, a particularly useful feature if one wishes to create an outline map of a large area for which the position of the central point of the area need not be exact.

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