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Locating Maps for Hurricane Response

To locate 2012 Edition National Map USTopos for downloading search for National Map USTopo GeoPDF files on the USGS web site by entering a place or address here:

Map Locator and Downloader

All the images are .pdf and will open in Adobe Acrobat. If you are not prompted to automatically download the GeoPDF toolbar from TerraGo when you open the files, the toolbar can be downloaded here.

The new USGS National Map USTopo GeoPDF provides some map reading, annotating and measuring tools for topographic maps within the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Here is a fact sheet for GeoPDFs.

The USTopos use the new US National Grid (USNG) coordinate system.  The USNG user's instructions can be downloaded  in a pdf.


Please Contact: John M. Anderson, Map Librarian and Director, Cartographic Information Center
(225) 578-6247
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