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The scale of a map is the ratio of a distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground. This simple concept is complicated by the curvature of the ...

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Map scale definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation , synonyms and translation. Look it up now!

www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/national-location-information/topographic-maps-data/basics/what-is-map-scale

Map scale refers to the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the ground. For example, on a 1:100000 scale map, ...

www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0028-map-scale-types.php

The Graphic Method. A Graphic Scale depicts scale using a line, with separations marked by smaller intersecting lines, similar to a ruler. One side of the scale ...

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that one unit of measurement on the map 1 inch or 1 centimeter represents 10,000 of the same units on the ground. If the scale were. 1:63,360, for instance, then ...

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Although incredibly useful, maps would have no meaning without a set of symbols and rules by which to read them. In this lesson, you will learn about map scale ...

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When 1 millimeter on the map is equivalent to 1 kilometer on the ground, the map scale is 1:100000. Calculate map distance given map scale and ground ...

www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getoutside/guides/understanding-map-scales

Have you ever got confused about what a map scale is, or wondered what is the difference between our Landranger and Explorer maps? Our quick guide to ...

www.compassdude.com/map-scales.php

1 inch on the map equals 24000 inches in the real world, which is the same as 2,000 feet. This scale is used on the over 54,000 quadrangle maps covering the ...

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Map scale is the relationship between a unit of length on a map and the corresponding length on the ground. We will use concepts of map scale throughout the ...