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King County GIS Center
King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Suite 706
Seattle, WA 98104
giscenter@kingcounty.gov

47.59909 N
122.33136 W

47° 35' 56.72" N
122° 19' 52.90" W

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KC Virtual Map Counter: Natural Resources

The identification, study, and management of natural resources, including the effects and mitigation of human impacts on the land and environment.

 
Chinook Salmon Status

Map: Chinook Stock Status & 1995 Landsat map (56K JPEG)


 

1664k PDF

Print Size: 17 x 11 inches


This color map depicts the general distribution and health of chinook stocks in several King County rivers based on a 1997 study by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife. The chinook information overlays land cover imagery that was interpreted from 1995 satellite data, combined with shaded relief imagery that was calculated from a digital elevation model. Other information depicted on the map includes rivers, streams, lakes, and Water Resource Inventory Areas (WRIAs) in King County. The background image has been resampled to minimize file size and downloading time. File format is Adobe Acrobat version 3. Created by King County Department of Natural Resources, Water and Land Resources Division.

 
King County Land Cover - 2001

Map: King County Land Cover - 2001 (58k JPEG)


 

4,377k PDF

Print Size: 36 X 24 inches


This map depicts land cover derived from a Landsat satellite image (external link) taken of King County on August 11, 2001. The map includes shaded relief and water area. The map scale is 1:150,000 when printed on a sheet size of 36"x 24". It was prepared by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Water and Land Resources Division, Visual Communications Unit.

 
King County Known Noxious Weed Locations 2009

Map: King County Known Noxious Weed Locations 2009 (70k GIF)

sample portion of King County Noxious Weed Locations map (69k GIF)
sample portion of map

The PDF version of this map, revised in March 2010, depicts known locations of weed infestations for regulated noxious weed species in King County based on 2009 surveys. Noxious weed data can also be viewed on an interactive map. To view the PDF or the interactive map, see the Noxious Weed Control Program map page.

The map was produced by the Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) GIS and Visual Communications & Web Unit. To see more DNRP maps, visit the Natural resource reference maps page.

 
Known Freshwater Distribution of Salmon and Trout for Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 8

[thumbnail image only] Known Freshwater Distribution of Salmon and Trout, WRIA 8 (see text for link to maps)

Greater Lake Washington Watershed


 

Six maps on the King County Department of Natural Resources, Water and Land Resources Division (DNR, WLRD) Internet site depict distributions for six different species: Chinook salmon, Coho salmon, Sockeye salmon, Cutthroat trout, Kokanee salmon, and Steelhead.

Visit the DNR, WLRD page for complete information about each map and downloadable PDF versions of the maps.

 
Natural resource maps of King County

A variety of other environmental and natural resource themed maps are collected on this page on the Department of Natural Resources and Parks website.