I have a shapefile of lakes with lots of polygons. The area I'm interested in is only big lakes. Is there any way to subset only the polygons I interested from the shapefile? How can I do it in ARCGIS?
Thanks a lot
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You can use the Select (Analsysis) tool which:
Extracts features from an input feature class or input feature layer, typically using a select or Structured Query Language (SQL) expression and stores them in an output feature class.
For your SQL expression use something like "Shape_Area" >= 10000 (or whatever threshold value you want to use)