[Tweeters] Maps of Major Public Lands, Washington

dave templeton crazydave65 at inbox.com
Fri Jun 29 18:17:30 PDT 2007

given the number of land swaps completed or pending, how accurate for how long will the maps be??


dave templeton
fall city, wa


> -----Original Message-----

> From: mcallisters4 at comcast.net

> Sent: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 10:54:47 -0700

> To: tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Tweeters] Maps of Major Public Lands, Washington


> Doug refers to the Major Public Lands quadrangles produced by the

> Washington

> Department of Natural Resources. These are 1:100,000 scale maps and I

> agree

> with Doug, they are invaluable. It's a shame that these maps, produced by

> a

> public agency and depicting public lands, are not available, free of

> charge,

> in the World Wide Web. I suspect DNR believes that, because they are a

> product of the proprietary side, the side of the agency that has

> obligations

> to manage all assets for the school trust, that they cannot make the maps

> available without charge (or maybe they simply see is as a revenue

> generator). A statewide version, much smaller scale and not as useful,

> can

> be downloaded free of charge from the DNR web site.


> There may be a number of places to obtain these maps. DNR has a

> publications

> outlet along old U.S. 99, across from the Olympia Airport in Tuwater. The

> maps are $6.03 each and 43 maps comprise the entire state. Here's a link

> to

> the website with ordering instructions:


> http://www.dnr.wa.gov/dataandmaps/maps/100k_product.html


> Kelly McAllister

> Olympia, Washington



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