Boyd’s Map of the Pines HD

© 2019 Boyd Ostroff

Data Source

This map is hosted at online.boydsmaps.com

Description

Note: “After Dark in the Pines” is just a different coloring scheme for this map.

Highly detailed topographic map of Southern New Jersey with portions of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Enhanced detail for the New Jersey Pinelands includes 2-foot contour intervals and property lines. This map is an enhanced version of the original 2017 map that includes full coverage at zoom level 17 (the original map only had level 16 coverage outside the New Jersey Pinelands).

Credits

Transportation

New Jersey paved roads from the NJ Dept of Transportation
Route number icons and highway exit numbers were created by the author
Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland roads based on OpenStreetMap data
About 1,500 miles of unpaved New Jersey roads were hand-traced by the author from aerial imagery and historical USGS 24k topo maps
Legacy unpaved New Jersey roads from US Census Bureau TIGER shapefiles
Trails from a variety of sources including legacy NJ State Forest maps, park websites and GPS tracks
Railroads from US Census Bureau TIGER shapefiles and OpenStreetMap

Public Openspace

New Jersey Dept of Environmental Protection
Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Delaware FirstMap Data
Maryland iMap GIS Data Portal
National Park Service
Wharton and Bass River State Forest boundaries created by the author from tax parcel data

Hydrography

Waterbodies, rivers, streams and wetlands from the USGS National Hydrography Dataset
Additonal waterbodies and wetlands from NJDEP 2012 Land Use/Landcover data
Waterbody names from USGS GNIS and the National Hydrography Dataset
Stream gage locations from the USGS and NJDEP

Structures

About 13,000 buildings hand-traced by the author from NJGIN 2012 and 2007 aerial imagery
Approximately 46,000 buildings from OpenStreetMap data
About 1,700 historical structures hand-traced by the author from the USGS historical topo map archives and NJGIN 1930-2007 aerial imagery
Additional historical structures based on information from various publications and discussions in the njpinebarrens.com forums.

Land Use/Land Cover

New Jersey Dept of Environmental Protection 2012 LU/LC data
Maryland iMap 2010 LU/LC data
Delaware FirstMap 2007 LU/LC data
Pennsylvania landcover created from Landsat imagery using the author’s proprietary technique

Elevation

New Jersey elevation contours generated from National Elevation Dataset 1/9 arc-second data
Pennsylvania/Maryland/Delaware contours generated from National Elevation Dataset 1/3 arc-second data

Other

Placenames, geographic features, churches, schools, airports, hospitals and other point data from the USGS GNIS system and NJDEP
Historical point features from the USGS historical topo map archive
Military base boundaries created by the author from tax parcel data
Benchmark locations from the National Geodetic Survey
Tax parcel data from the New Jersey Geographic Information Network
Extractive mining locations from NJDEP data
Airport runways hand-traced by the author from aerial imagery
Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland powerlines and pipelines from US Census Bureau TIGER shapefiles and OpenStreetMap
New Jersey powerlines and pipelines were hand-traced by the author from USGS 24k topo maps and NJGIN aerial imagery

Access/Use Constraints

Boyd’s Map of the Pines HD (“the map”) is copyright © 2019 Boyd Ostroff and is available exclusively via the viewer at online.boydsmaps.com. You may post map links and screenshots on the web, but may not provide live access to the map or use the map data on another website. A separate, downloadable version of the map is available for offline personal use on smartphones, computers and GPS devices at the link below.

Contact Information

Help and support is available through the Boyd’s Maps forum at https://forums.njpinebarrens.com/forums/boyds-maps-forum.39/

Distribution Liability

Map software is provided ‘as-is’, without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the author be held liable for any damages arising from the installation or use of this software. This map does not contain survey grade data and no representations are made as to its accuracy. The user assumes all risks associated with installation and use of this software. This map is intended for reference, educational and recreational purposes only. The author will not be held responsible for any inaccuracies and no responsibility is assumed for damages or other liabilities due to errors, installation, accuracy, availability, use or misuse of the data presented.

The user should not assume they are permitted to drive or walk on a road or trail just because it appears on this map. Some of the roads and trails shown may be on private property or may have regulations prohibiting vehicular or other use. Some roads may not be passable and could be dangerous. It is the sole responsibility of the user to determine the suitability of any road shown on this map.

Boundaries shown for parcels, openspace and military installations are approximate and may contain significant errors. It is the responsibility of the user to independently determine if they are permitted in these areas. 

Downloadable Version for Offline Use

https://boydsmaps.com/boyds-map-of-the-pines-hd/