Map layers in Tableau are a powerful feature that allows you to overlay multiple geographical information in your maps. This option becomes visible when you add a geographical field to the view.
Tableau offers six different map layers: Light, Normal, Dark, Street, Outdoors, and Satellite. With these, you can create several common map types such as proportional symbol maps, choropleth maps (filled maps), point distribution maps, and density maps. Continue reading with Jennifer Dawes.