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XY location

You can add an XY location to any map using the XY location tool . Open any map using the . Here we opened the "Formally Protected Areas - South African National Parks" map and zoomed into the Cape Peninsula. Choose the and click on the map. We clicked on Cape Point. The XY location is shown on the map. It will also appear on the map if it is printed.

If you have been following this tutorial, CONGRATULATIONS. You have finished the really important section of learning to use these maps. Pretty painless, wasn't it?

At this point you can go look at a map and use what you just learned or you can continue on with the next section of the tutorial. This intermediate section will guide you through tasks like finding particular locations, go to other map services, performing some selections, extracting coordinates and emailing your map to another person.