ELEMENTARY SURVEY AND MAP MAKING

HERE YOU GET KNOWLEDGE ON THE ELEMENTARY SURVEY AND MAP MAKING COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
MEANING OF SIMPLE LAND SURVEY
TYPES OF SIMPLE LAND SURVEY
CHAIN/TAPE SURVEY
DIFFERENT TYPES OF EQUIPMENT USED IN CHAIN/TYPE SURVEYING
IMPORTANCE OF SURVEY

4 ADVANTAGES AND 5 DISADVANTAGES OF A CHLOROPLETH MAP

what is choropleth map? choropleth maps display divided geographical areas or regions that are coloured, shaded or patterned in relation to data variable choropleth map can also be defined as a thematic map in which the administrative areas a cloured or shaded according to the range in which the aggregated statistics of interest falls. unlike …

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What is map reading?

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Map reading and interpretation is an essential part of our daily life because at one point in your life you will need a map to give you direction in the new city or help you to locate a restaurant or bus station. By definition map reading and interpretation is the ability to understand symbols and …

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meaning and types of map scale

before understanding the map scale first you need to understand what is scale? The scale is the ratio that is used to calculate the actual size or area of items which has been reduced in size. The map scale is the ratio of a distance on the map with the actual or corresponding distance on …

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4 ADVANTAGES OF MAP SCALE

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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 …

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3 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A MAP SCALE

The map content Some special themes can not have various scales, but only the most logical ones. For example, population density maps cannot be larger than 1:100 000 otherwise the mapped people are not representative (commuters, day labourer, etc.). The map purpose The map scale must be adapted to the purpose of the map and …

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10 MAP ESSENTIALS

Maps come in an infinite variety of sizes and styles and serve a limitless diversity of purposes. Regardless of type, however, every map should contain a few basic components to facilitate its use Omission of any of these essential components decreases the clarity of the map and may make it more difficult to interpret. the …

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is a topographical map similar to road map?

both types of maps show roads, water features, cities, and parks, but that is where the similarity ends topographical maps show contours, elevation, forest cover, marsh, pipelines, power transmission lines, buildings, and various types of boundary lines such as international, regional and administrative. topographical maps show a universal transverse Mercator (UTM) grid, allowing the user …

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