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#6162147 - 01/30/16 10:47 AM Cool site for measuring acreage
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Registered: 03/15/12
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I'm sure some of you have seen this, new to me, thought I'd share: I found this site that makes it easy to measure acreage and other measurements on google maps. https://www.daftlogic.com/projects-google-maps-area-calculator-tool.htm
Here is DFW Airport (17,000 plus acres - wouldn't that be nice to have?)

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#6162160 - 01/30/16 11:09 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Neat tool, there are also phone apps that do that. Real easy to get an estimate of square footage also.
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#6162171 - 01/30/16 11:26 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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I have been using these sites for quite a while now.
http://www.acme.com/planimeter/ for measuring acreage and this site for distances http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/
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#6162195 - 01/30/16 11:53 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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A good hunting app for phone that will that also is Hunt Stand Lite, also has weather, stand locations, wind direction, etc.
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#6163028 - 01/31/16 07:45 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Very cool. up
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#6163223 - 01/31/16 10:42 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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You can alo use the Web Soil Survey. It'll show you acreage as well as soil types in your area and a bunch of other very useful information.

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#6163282 - 01/31/16 11:45 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Subscribing for later use. thanks

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#6163320 - 01/31/16 12:32 PM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Theringworm]
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Google maps will do that too... Right click, hit measure, you can even measure the sq ft of houses, barns etc...
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#6164339 - 02/01/16 09:00 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Thank you. I just did it for my pond. When I dug it, I did some measurements by creating a lot of squares and figuring out the square feet, then adding them all together to get 4 acres. I was able to zoom right in and click on every point, all the way around my pond to get a total of 4.52 acres.

That was fun!!!!

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#6164561 - 02/01/16 11:18 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Cool, I've used freemaptools.com but I think I like the one you posted better.
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#6164570 - 02/01/16 11:23 AM Re: Cool site for measuring acreage [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Google Earth Pro is free. They offer that as well.
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