Maps and Cartography

Coastal vignettes with a buffer distance of 1,000 meters.

Enhancing Shorelines with Vector-Based Coastal Vignettes

The demarkation between land and a body of water can be enhanced cartographically through the use of coastal vignettes.  From a cartographic perspective, a coastal vignette is a way of displaying water so that areas closest to the shoreline are displayed with a white color.  The water is then color […]