4 ADVANTAGES OF MAP SCALE

4 ADVANTAGES OF MAP SCALE

  • The map scale is used to measure the distance of actual ground represented by the map. As we said in our introduction that map scale is used to translate map distance to actual ground distance therefore you can know the actual ground from the map using the map scale through the formula shown above.
  • Scale help in calculating the area on the map. This is because it helps the map reader to measure various dimensions in the map such as width and length.
  • The scale is used in map enlargement and reduction
  • Scale help to determine the amount of content/feature that a map will contain




Importance or advantages of map scale
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