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Cropped layer has larger area than the layer used to Crop

Question asked by bobm007 on Apr 29, 2015
Latest reply on Apr 30, 2015 by bobm007

I’ve used a ‘Tinamba_Pipeline_Boundary’ layer to crop a land
parcel layer creating ‘Southern_Tinamba_Property’. The latter layer was
expected to have a total area less than the boundary layer. It was more.

 

I used 'calculate geometry' followed by 'statistics' to get
the sum of 'Tinamba_Pipeline_Boundary' layer 63356600 sqm. Similarly for the
'Southern_Tinamba_Property' 66126030 sqm. The latter doesn't include roads etc.
Why did the area come out greater?

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