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I am working with ModelBuilder and I am trying to clip an area around a certain point.

Is there a tool that I can use in which I can assign it a certain distance from the point.

For instance, if I have a point X and I want to clip an area that is 12.5 miles each direction from the point and then have it as a layer.

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Attached is a model that should get you going. Keep in mind the Clip tool in Analysis is designed to clip vector data, not raster data. If you need to clip a raster, alter the model and use Clip (Data Management) or Extract by Mask (Spatial Analyst). Best of luck!

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  • Aaron, Thank you very much for your help! Is there a way I could make my Buffer a rectangle or a square instead of a circle? Preferably a square 25 x 25 kilometers. – user8759 Jul 30 '12 at 12:49
  • No problem, check out the following link to create square buffers: gis.stackexchange.com/a/29340/8104 – Aaron Jul 30 '12 at 13:26

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