I like the Deedmapper maps because they are less cluttered but I keep a set
of the USDA topos on hand (paper copies) and make a transparency when I need
to look at some of the smaller creeks and branches on various plats. The
smaller creeks are crucial to locating some of the plats I work with.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marie Robinson" <marie50(a)charter.net>
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 10:40 AM
Subject: RE: [DMU] Deed-Mapper maps
JoLee--I can respond re: the small creeks--I use exclusively the
maps, and prefer them, but they seem to not include the small streams
might trickle off and may appear on other maps or appear on older maps.
It's possible the terrain changed and the little creeks are no longer
I think I was once told that the Deed-Mapper maps are USGS maps,
sure Steve Broyles can tell us better. I do prefer the Deed-Mapper
Also nothing is identified--they just include streams and roads and
of other things I don't recall what they are. I think railroad
>I have scanned and used the Topo maps, and I am the first to say it would
>help to have less clutter. But, having the small creeks is a
>great help in fine-tuning.
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