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An image of a digital elevation model and a shapefile as viewed in GIS software.

This image shows the same two files in the previous images as seen in a GIS software package. As you can see, when using GIS software, the files appear to be single entities. Managing files using GIS software helps to maintain the integrity of your data.

An image of a digital elevation model and a shapefile as viewed in GIS software.