What Are Some Interactive Texas State Maps You Can Access Online?


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Interactive maps of Texas can be found online at websites such as Texas.gov, StateMapsOnline.com and USGS.gov. These sites offer a variety of geological, historical and satellite and direction maps.

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The website for the Texas General Land Office provides an interactive mapping application called the GISWEB viewer that offers information on the state's land, coast and energy resources. Launching the GISWEB viewer available on Texas.gov displays a map of Texas with different specific data such as oil and gas well locations, original Texas land survey boundaries and renewable energy hotspots. Other information found on this website includes research links, teacher resources and a land grant search tool.

At StateMapsOnline.com, there is an interactive state map of Texas that gives driving directions along with a satellite view of the roads in the state. To use the map, visitors to the site need to enter their starting and ending destinations to get driving, bicycling or walking directions. There are many other map types for Texas found at this site such as those showing state counties and population densities.

The U.S Geological Survey is another online resource that provides a web viewer for Texas's geology features. The viewer gives users the ability to navigate the interactive map to search for specific locations in Texas. Additionally, users can click on data layers and get geological information on a point of interest on this map. There is also a guide that explains how to use the web viewer at USGS.gov.

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