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Colors for maps being published

April 05 2011 | 0 comments
Categories: Publishing, Symbology

We are producing color maps of our Forest for Forest Plan Revision. Is there a "standard" set of colors or combinations that are best to use when the plan is published/copied?

Mapping Center Answer:

We haven't located a standard for that specific plan. What we suggest that you look for examples for that type of map in the online collection of the Library of Congress. 

We are getting ready to add a style to our Styles page here on Mapping Center that can be used for vegetation, but it is heavier on the shrub/scrub end and lighter on the tree end.

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