The AZGS has just released the newest version of the Earth Fissure Viewer: http://www.blogger.com/www.azgs.az.gov/efv.shtml. It is much improved and incorporates a Google maps environment, complete with search engine. (http://www.blogger.com/www.azgs.az.gov/efv)
Earth Fissure Viewer http://www.azgs.az.gov/efv provides an interactive and searchable map that displays over 330 miles of earth fissures in Cochise, Maricopa, Pima and Pinal Counties.
Principal Features of the Earth Fissure Viewer
- A Google Maps environment:
> choice of street map or terrain background.
> maximum zoom scale 1:18,000 (1 inch = 1,500 feet).
> rapid address search via Google search engine.
- Shows earth fissure study areas (e.g., Scottsdale, Luke)
- Color-coded earth fissure key
- Fissure study area maps available for download (*.pdf)