This section refers to measurement tools for vertical imagery. Please refer to Measurement Tools for Oblique Imagery for line and area tools.
In addition to this document, you can view our MapBrowser tutorial video on how to use the Measurement Tools.
With the vertical measurement tools, you can:
In each of the measurement tools you can choose:
This guide explains how to use the tools in a web browser and on tablet devices.
Note: The MapBrowser's measurement tools use appropriate local representations of the Earth's surface and are typically accurate to +/- 15 cm for distances up to 200 m.
Measure the length of an object or path using the line tool:
Measure the area of an object or space:
Find the area, radius, diameter, and circumference of a circle:
Please refer to Height and Width Tools to learn how to measure height and width using oblique imagery.
You can measure Vertical imagery on tablets using our Line, Area and Radius tools. You can also easily add text annotations using the Text tool.
To adjust a measurement touch any point along the line, area, or radius, and drag to a new position.
|Note: You can move the Radius and the Text annotation by dragging them around the map by touching and dragging at the center.|