Using LandTracker Maps
- 1. Overview
- 2. Accessing LandTracker Maps
- 3. Using LandTracker Maps
- 3.1 Navigation
- 3.2 Searching
- 3.3 Understanding the map
- 3.4 Choosing what to show
- 3.5 Exporting tenement map data
4. Building a Tenement Map
Please note that internet access is required to use this service.
- LandTracker Maps is accessed via a web browser on a mobile device, from http://www.landtracker.com.au.
- Log in by clicking the
button at the top right, and then enter your email address and password.
- Click the
button at the top right.
- Select the
tab and enter your email address, your choice of password and accept the Conditions of Use.
- Click the button.
- If you see a FAIL: Invalid Password message, this means your email address has already been registered for LandTracker Maps. Click the tab and reset your password.
- If you forget your LandTracker Maps password, you can reset it by clicking the
- When prompted, enter your email address. You will then receive an email with a link to reset your password.
- Zoom in and out using the scroll wheel on your mouse, or using pinch gestures on a touchscreen device. The scale is shown at the bottom of the map.
- Move the map by clicking and dragging with a mouse or using a touchscreen device.
- Enter Full screen mode by clicking the button at the top right of the map, and exit by clickingor pressing Esc on your keyboard.
- Click the Search button in the toolbar at the top of the screen to locate a tenement or area.
- To locate one or more tenements by ID, use the Find by ID tab.
- IDs can be entered with or without spaces, and you can enter more than one ID separated by commas.
- Select the Region (state), and then click the
- The map will zoom to the tenement(s) you selected.
- To locate one or more tenements by location, use the Find Location tab.
- Enter an address or location and then click
. Note that you can search for any Australian address, although the address suggestion may not appear.
- The map will zoom to the location you entered.
- When you hover your mouse over a tenement in the map, click it or select it on a touchscreen device, its details are shown at the bottom of the screen.
- Colour coding is used to indicate a number of attributes of the tenements on the map.
- Tenement(s) you have selected are solid colours and have a red border.
- Live tenements are green.
- Pending tenements are blue.
- Dead tenements are grey, and remain on the map for five days.
Note that the data obtained from mines departments outside WA does not include dead tenements. Therefore, when a previously available tenement is no longer in the data, it is assumed to have died and will have a status of Dead (was Live) or Dead (was Pending).
- Where there are overlapping tenements, they are shown on top of each other. In the above picture, the darker blue near at the top right is two Pending tenements and the grey-green in the middle shows Live tenements in the same space as Dead ones. Right-click a tenement to hide it and expose the one underneath it to see its details.
- To toggle between the Google Maps Satellite and Map views. click the second button on the toolbar.
- Currently showing Map view.
- Currently showing Satellite view.
- To toggle between displaying or hiding the tenements surrounding the selected tenement(s), click the third button on the toolbar.
- Currently showing surrounding tenements.
- Currently hiding surrounding tenements.
- To temporarily remove a tenement from the map, for example, to show underlying tenement(s), right-click with your mouse.
- To reset the view and show all hidden tenements, click the Refresh button.
- Hiding tenements is not possible on a touch device.
- Toggle tenement ID labels on and off using the seventh button on the toolbar. Note that labels are only visible when zoomed in to 2km or closer.
- Currently showing labels.
- Currently not showing labels.
- The last button on the toolbar toggles a widget of additional layers.
- Click the checkbox next to a layer to turn it on, and use the sliders on the right to adjust its transparency.
- Click the next to a layer's name for information about the layer's content.
- If you have a Garmin GPS device that is compatible with the Garmin Communicator browser plugin, the fourth button on the toolbar can be used to download the polygons for currently selected tenement(s) to your device.
- After clicking the button, a browser check is performed and you will see a link to download the plugin if it is not already installed.
Turn surrounding tenements ON usingthe
Select any number of tenementson the map by left-clicking them
- with the
Turn surrounding tenements OFF by clickingthe
- You will
be left with a map displaying onlythe tenements you have selected. Try turning
satellite overlayand labels ON,
you have a very useful map view of tenements, which could graphically highlight a Project.