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Land Matters Video Tutorials
Learn to Access Thousands of Geologic Maps
Use a Land Matters Geology Map to access the resources of the USGS National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB) catalog. The NGMDB catalog provides links to thousands of geologic maps held at the USGS and State geologic survey organizations. This video walks you through the process with a quick query on one of our interactive geology maps. It's easy to do with just a few clicks.
Download Topo Maps
This video shows you how to use the Land Matters interactive mapping tool to get easy access to ALL of the USGS digitized Topographic Maps. Includes Current US Topo maps & hundreds of thousands of Historic Topo Maps. Perfect Tool for explores, hikers, ATVers, prospectors and anyone else who wants to get out on the land.
Land Matters Active Mining Claims Maps and the LR2000
This video will show you how to use the Mining Claims Maps on the Land Matters website to get information on Active Mining Claims from the BLM's LR2000 database.
Land Matters Mining Claims Map - Advanced Search Tool
This tutorial guides you through using the Advanced Search Tool on any Land Matters Mining Claims Map to quickly locate a specific mining claim. Search by Claim Name, Claim Number or any Claimant and Zoom directly to the section where the claim is located.
California Treasures Research DVD
Learn about Land Matters' California Treasures Research DVD. Full of maps, mines and thousands of pages of California Mining History. Make a donation and get your Gift copy today.