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Lesson 4a – Using The National Map Download Application

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In this lesson we will provide a brief introduction on how to use The National Map Download Application. The TNM Download application allows users to explore and access the USGS staged products available for download. This application is a user-friendly version of the USGS staged-product application programming interface, and it is available on most platforms.


  • 0:50 - Introduction
  • 1:01 - Navigating to application
  • 1:37 - Application interface
  • 1:57 - Application tool bar
  • 2:48 - Map interface
  • 3:47 - Selecting an area of interest
  • 5:10 - Upload a shapefile
  • 5:45 - Lesson Summary and conclusion





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