List Of Conventional Signs And Symbols Used In Maps Pdf
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The military has many personnel who are experts in reading topographic maps.
conventional signs and symbols used in maps
Symbols are used in topographic maps to identify cultural and natural features. Symbols come in different shapes, sizes and colors to uniquely identify such features on the map. Cultural features include roads, trails, buildings, boundaries, railways, power transmission lines, pipeline, campgrounds, mines, dams, recreation areas, Natural features may include water rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and swamps, rapids , relief mountains, valleys, canyons, and other landforms, Toponomy or feature and place names are added to provide textual information about features.
Topographic Map Symbols and Legend
Sheet size: x mm There are 16 sheets covering the whole territory and Sheet 1 is used as a title and legend sheet. Printed in colour and with contours depicted at 20m interval, this general purpose map series serves many purposes and is often used by schools in the teaching of map reading. Scouts and hikers also find this very suitable for use in hiking and orienteering activities. This map comprises of two sheets depicting the whole territory of Hong Kong. It is printed in colour on both sides with hill shading and layer tinting. Contours are at 50m interval. The two sheets can be joined together to form a wall map.
A symbol is an abstraction or pictorial representation of something else. Symbols on a map consist of discrete points, lines, or shaded areas; they have size, form, and usually color. Map symbols present information collectively, leading to appreciation of form, relative position, distribution, and structure.
In a map or drawings or plans or in land surveying, the objects or an area is depicted by symbols not by names. As a civil engineer, you must know how to read the drawings, maps and plans. This post will be a key for you to read maps.
Map Legend Symbols This should help develop a theoretical basis for how brains recognize symbols and, in turn, provide a platform for creating new symbols. The various features shown on a map are represented by conventional signs or symbols.
Conventional signs and symbols. Features which have to be repeatedly represented on maps are depicted by special signs and symbols. The signs bear some pictorial resemblance to the original feature and their meaning is quiet clear. Some conventional signs need to be studied closely before they can be recognised. Point, line and area symbols are used to depict various physical and cultural features. They can be in the form of alphabets, figures, signs or colour wash. Seven colours are commonly used in the maps of Survey of India.
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