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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When map scale and projection are changed, the most likely method would be for the contents of the cells defined by the grids to be redrawn manually.
Even the map scale is kid-appropriate," she laughs.
We divided the soil map into tiles for processing by grouping surveys with similar soil-landscape characteristics and map scale. Where the number of samples (15 x no.
Option on the test car included excellent automatic cruise control (a snip at PS500) and a useful satellite navigation system (that wouldn't hold the chosen map scale) and fine DAB radio that's even better value - part of a PS1,075 technology pack that costs nothing at the moment and also adds LED headlights.
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.
0.08 [square root of P] = 0.08 [square root of l0] = 0.08 x 3.1622 = 0.2530 ha (orthophotographic map Scale 1:10000);
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.
Within minutes I was able to finalize calculations with much greater accuracy than when manually convert-.in.g inches to the map scale using my straightedge ruler.
Ooids distortions show lengthening in the direction of map scale fold axes.
Digital Elevation Model was created from Topographical Map scale 1:25.000 from Centre Coordinating for Survey and Mapping (BAKOSURTANAL) in 1998.
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.
This constrain is also useful to the student to realize the importance of map scale, and the proper relation between map and reality.