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Why use sites instead of datasets if datasets supports all of the sites input parameters and more?

When building map-based applications, there are fewer site objects to map, so marker drawing completes faster. Also, because sites typically have many datasets, directly mapping datasets results in more overlapping markers. If the client application does not provide a means of separating the markers, users will not be able to graphically select or interact with the stacked markers.


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