Elevation Tool From ESRI

untitledIf you have not come across the excellent elevation tool from ESRI before, I suggest you check it out. It might be particularly helpful with field trip preparation and write ups.


This tool provides a great Geography mapping tool that lets you see  the elevation of the land between two chosen points. It works so simply – by choosing two points on a map with your cursor, and then watching the software build you the  cross section profile.

Here is a quick cross section elevation along a stretch of the Exmoor coast:

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About devongeography

Head of Geography and Assistant Vice Principal at South Molton Community College, North Devon. Exeter Chiefs supporter!
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