- Click “Clear layer” to remove the elevation profile.
- Zoom out so you can see the rectangular box below.
- Click the Measure tab and then click the Area button. Hold down Ctrl on the keyboard and click near the corner of the yellow boundary, then release Ctrl.
- Drag the line around the rectangular box, clicking at each corner. Double click at the end to close
The measure tool quickly calculates area (acres) of delineated polygons or circles and distance (feet) of line segments.
Use the measure tool to answer the following questions: