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Mapping with ArcGIS Pro by Ryan Malhoski, Amy Rock

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Warm and cool colors

The color wheel is often broken up into warm and cool colors as a further design aid. Warm colors are considered to be the red to yellow section, and tend to appear to advance visually. These are generally more vivid, even in subdued shades, and can be used to great effect to add importance to small areas, but should be used with caution for secondary items that may appear to be more important than they are if represented in warm colors. Cool colors are the green to blue section. These may appear to recede slightly or be more soothing. German elevation maps use this to great effect by making lowland areas green, and, as elevation increases, moving to vivid oranges. Purple is usually grouped with cool colors, but if it ...

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