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Default Re: Google_Earth as a map designing powertool

Here is another example how to make a map from the scratch.
The only clue I had about making this map was the name of the region: Minqar Qaim

After determining the approximate location with the help of Google_Earth map, I first noted the coordinates and then I searched for this map within the MICRODEM engine.

The next thing I did was to download the correct section of the SRTM3 African map (according to the coordinates, 31N 27E) from the NASA directories.

Here is the final result:

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