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I can’t see enough detail to map my yard. It’s too small. The satellite image of my yard is not very good. Help!

First, make sure you are zoomed in as far as possible using the plus sign on the zoom tool located on the left side of the map. You are the best expert on what the site you want to map looks like. We actually trust your opinion more than the satellite image. So, do your […]
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First, make sure you are zoomed in as far as possible using the plus sign on the zoom tool located on the left side of the map. You are the best expert on what the site you want to map looks like. We actually trust your opinion more than the satellite image. So, do your best to create an outline of your site, fill in some of the large objects (like the buildings), and use those to help orient yourself when adding other details. Think of your job as “improving” the map; and especially for those of you with bad imagery this is very important.