map reading

map reading

[′map ‚rēd·iŋ]
(mapping)
Interpretation of the symbols, lines, abbreviations, and terms appearing on maps.
(navigation)
The determination of position by identification of landmarks with their representations on a map or chart.

map reading

The determination of position by the identification of landmarks with their representations on a map or a chart.
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The art of map reading could become a skill of the past due to soaring sales of sat nav systems, a report out today suggests.
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Last time in Slovakia I found the map reading came to me really easily," said Conn, sponsored by employers Cleveland Potash and team Bike Scene in Guisborough
It involved additional skills training in a number of areas, including numeracy, leadership, fitness, health and safety, communications and map reading.
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