Exercise 1 – recreate map of Cheddar Gorge

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Recreate map of Oronsay
Things to do:
1. Login to Digimap
2. Select Marine Digimap > Marine
Roam
3. Try and create a map on screen
that resembles the map on the
left. Check the tips.
4. Save the map, calling it Oronsay.
5. Create an A4 print file of the
map, at the same scale as your
paper map.
6. Now, try and upload the file
MCA_SCOTLAND_ESRI_selection.
zip. Go to Open > Annotations
from file.
7. Roam should zoom into the West
Coast of Scotland.
Tips:
• Search for Oronsay. Select Oronsay (Argyll and
Bute).
• Map Content – how can you display
Environmentally Sensitive Areas on your map?
• What Map Tools can you use to add markers and
a label to identify the grey seal colonies?
• Remember you have a Quick Guide for
reference.
The file is of Marine Consultation
Areas (MCA), which are identified by
Scottish Natural Heritage as
deserving particular distinction in
respect of the quality and sensitivity
of the marine environment within
them. Copyright Scottish Natural Heritage
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown
copyright and database right (2013)
Map images: Crown Copyright/SeaZone Solutions. All Rights Reserved. 052006.001 31st July 2011 Not to be used for navigation.
Make Marine maps Some suggestions
Make a map of the Lizard in
Cornwall. Can you display the
names of shipwrecks?
Make a map of Skegness. Zoom
out to see the offshore wind
farms. Can you see how to display
the boundaries of Licenced Areas
for Oil & Gas or Wind Farms?
Make a map of Portsmouth
Harbour. You may need to pan
south a little to see the harbour
mouth. Try and display
Transportation and Routes on the
map. Consider removing the Land
Cover and Buildings to make your
map clearer.
Map images: Crown Copyright/SeaZone Solutions. All Rights Reserved. 052006.001 31st July 2011 Not to be used for navigation.

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