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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scale_(map)

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 ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/map-scale

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, ...

pubs.usgs.gov/unnumbered/70039582/report.pdf

Map Scales. 1:63,360 scale. Bench. Lake. U.S. Department of the Interior. U.S. Geological Survey. Earth Science. Information Center (ESIC). To be most useful,  ...

study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-a-map-scale-definition-types-examples.html

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 ...

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 ...

academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/geology/leveson/core/linksa/scale_use.html

"Take a look at this map! It gives a statement of equivalency: One inch = four miles. The shortest distance between the two towns is a straight line (along Bo Ring ...

new.library.arizona.edu/find/maps/scale

Scale is defined as the ratio of the distance on a map to the corresponding distance on the surface the map represents. Use this guide to understand the different ...

www.e-education.psu.edu/geog160/node/1913

You hear the word "scale" often when you work around people who produce or use geographic information. If you listen closely, you will notice that the term has  ...