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Topographic area symbols

May 12 2008 | 0 comments
Categories: Symbology

I am looking for topographic map area symbols in addition to the ones contained in the default style pages. Specifically, I am looking for a tundra map symbol similar to the Canadian National Topographic Map System as shown on this page:

http://maps.nrcan.gc.ca/cartospecs/ChapLandforms/ChapLandformsEF50/LanTundraPoly010704E50.htm

Thank you for any help you can provide.

Mapping Center Answer:

That's a new one for me.  We don't have that pattern; if you could point us to a larger example we could probably make it. 

I made a new picture fill symbol using C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Styles\Pictures\hacshd20.bmp.  I rotated it 330 degrees and set its foreground color to Oxide Blue and turned off the outline.  I'm not sure, given the picture in the above URL whether the background is supposed to be white or clear.

So, I doctored the hacshd20.bmp a bit and saved it as toundra.gif (since I couldn't upload it directly, so save it as a gif and then open it in Paint and save as a .bmp in order to use it in ArcMap).

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