FIGURE 3.1 The three main elements of a FEMA FIRM are highlighted in expanded windows. The title block is on the lower right; the collar data include the map legend (upper right) and the column of text or Notes to Users (left side of the map); and the map data comprise the main map features with flood boundaries delineated. Fine text is not legible in detail at this scale; the map is shown for identification of FIRM components only.

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