map scale

map scale

[′map ‚skāl]
(mapping)
The ratio between a distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the earth, often represented as 1:80,000 (natural scale) or 30 miles (48.27 kilometers) to an inch.
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We divided the soil map into tiles for processing by grouping surveys with similar soil-landscape characteristics and map scale.
Among his topics are the Internet map landscape, maps as a mirror of civilization, map scale and abstraction, point maps and graduated symbols, line and area map mashups, mapping from a database, mobile mapping, animated mapping, and the cartographic exchange.
In particular, the use of map scale within the lessons discussed in this article was anticipated to be the most challenging part for which persistence would therefore be required.
1997) is the elimination of small surface areas (such as building outlines, which is necessary in the process of generalisation as the map scale is reduced.
g inches to the map scale using my straightedge ruler.
Strain analyses of deformed ooids using the Fry and Rf/Phi methods constrain the kinematic evolution of NE-SW trending structures consisting of map scale fold axes and faults in the Nathia Gali Block.
It should be stressed that map units, due to both the physiography of the area and map scale, correspond mostly to associations of soil units, labelled according to dominant soil unit.
It supported a navigation tool that accepted a spoken city name and brought up the corresponding Google map and allowed for voice commands to change the map scale and compass direction.
The NWEA researchers used the point on state tests at which 70 percent of the study group performed at or above the cut score and compared it to the point on the MAP scale that was met or exceeded by 70 percent of the study group.
In constructing the topographic profile, it is easy to exaggerate the vertical dimension by enlarging the vertical scale while keeping the map scale constant.