Chapter 24Using 3D Maps

You can build a pivot table and display the results on an animated map using the 3D Map feature. This functionality debuted as the Power Map add-in for Excel 2013. The functionality was renamed 3D Map and built in to Excel starting with Excel 2016.

Examples of 3D Maps

The first three figures represent corn acreage by state for the year 2014. Figure 24.1 shows a shaded area map. Iowa and Illinois are the leading producers of corn.

This figure shows a map of the United States. The legend reads, “Corn Acres Planted.” The shapes of Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska are much darker than the other states.
Figure 24.1 In a shaded area map, a darker color indicates a ...

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