shrug-l: Google Maps city limits tint band

Keith Sandell Keith.Sandell at
Mon Feb 27 15:35:15 EST 2012

Yep, can't remember when I first saw it, but it works the same way for
other geographic areas, i.e. zip codes, counties, even countries...


Keith Sandell, MBA

GIS Manager, Corporate Analytics

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation


ofc. 850.521.8341   |   cell 850.727.2897


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[mailto:shrug-l-bounces at] On Behalf Of Kyle Schaper
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2012 3:30 PM
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Subject: shrug-l: Google Maps city limits tint band


Try this: search for a city in Google Maps (doesn't show in aerial
view), and the result is the city limits highlighted with a pink tint
band.  This result shows at multiple zoom levels.  Cool cartography, but
always remember to refer to local authoritative data for accurate info!


Tint bands are a great cartographic enhancement:


Quick tint bands save time:

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