Purpose of MapBuilder Overlay

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03 Aug, 2020 02:22 PM

What is the purpose of the MapBuilder Overlay (The MapBuilder Overlay checkbox option under "Map Overlays")?

What features and functionality does checking the MapBuilder Overlay checkbox offer, that a person can not get by using MapBuilder as a Base Layer?

(I talked about this yesterday with a friend who also uses CalTopo regularly and he also was unsure.)

Thanks, I love CalTopo! -

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Julie on 03 Aug, 2020 02:39 PM

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    Hi Tom,

    Consider the case of having a satellite or aerial imagery base layer open, but you want to see where trails are or what the name of the lake is. MapBuilder Overlay does the trick.


  2. Julie closed this discussion on 03 Aug, 2020 02:39 PM.

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