map symbol

map symbol

[′map ‚sim·bəl]
(mapping)
A character, letter, or similar graphic representation used on a map to indicate some object, characteristic, and so on.
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The topics include how to make a map, map making tools, the big picture of map design, map generalization and classification, map symbol abstraction, words, and color.
They can also change the GPS unit's standard map symbol by opening a drop-down menu where they can select a specific symbol for their waypoint.
They struggled to read a four-figure grid reference and 83 per cent failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
They struggled to read a four-figure grid reference and 83 per cent could not identify the motorway map symbol.
They struggled to read a fourfigure grid reference and 83% failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
One in three of them struggled to read a four-figure grid reference, while an alarming 83 per cent failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
They struggled to read a four-figure grid reference and 83% failed to identify the motorway map symbol.
Standards for map symbols - Map symbol standards establish color and type styles to identify basic pipeline parameters such as diameter, pipe material, depth and condition rating.
It also emerged that just four in ten can confidently read a map, with another 44 per cent admitting they have no idea what traditional map symbols mean.
Much of the chapter examines the many topographic map symbols and the wealth of information that they hold on the local terrain, drainage, cultures and occupation as well as basic data on the location, its area and so on.