# What type of map are the military using?

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A U.S. Military Installation chart is a mosaic of one or more standard series 1:50,000 Topographic Line Maps which are overprinted with small arms and artillery impact areas, training areas, and range facilities information.

## What does a 1 to 50000 scale map mean

1 : 50,000 means that. 1 unit of the map represents 50,000 units on the ground. or. 1 cm represents 50,000 cm.

### What is 1 24000 scale

For example, a map scale indicating a ratio of 1:24,000 (in/in), means that for every 1 inch on the map, 24,000 inches have been covered on the ground. Ground distances on maps are usually given in feet or miles.

## How big is a 1 24,000 map

For example, if your U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map has a scale of 1:24,000, it means that 1 inch on the map is equal to 24,000 inches (2,000 feet or 610 meters) in the real world. Your map’s scale legend will always be at the bottom.

## What is a CIA map

The CIA is an official publisher of maps for the United States government. Their maps are considered by many to be a reference for the countries of the world, their geographic boundaries, and their names, as officially recognized by the United States government.

## What scale is 1 50000

Solution: The scale 1:50000 means that 1 cm on the map represents 50000 cm in reality.

### What is a 1 25000 map scale

– 1: 25 000 scale means 4 cm on a map equals 1 km on the ground. – Detail includes footpaths and open access areas.

## What is a 1 25000 map

There is a standard ratio format for map scales e.g. “1: 25,000”. The first number is the unit on the map and the second number is the distance in real life of the same unit so 1: 25,000 means that 1cm on the map corresponds to 25,000 cm on the ground.

## What is 1 100000 scale in a map

Map scale refers to the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the ground. For example, on a 1:100000 scale map, 1cm on the map equals 1km on the ground.

### What kind of scale is 1 10000000

The 1:1,000,000 map would usually be called a small scale map.

## What is the largest map scale?

What is the largest OS map scale? The largest OS map scale is 1:1250. OS Mastermap is provided in 1:1250 scale. A plan with a scale of 1:1250 indicates that one metre on the plan corresponds to 1,250 metres on the ground.

## What does a 1 500000 scale mean

1:500,000. One unit of length on the map represents 500,000 of that same unit on the ground. For example, 1 inch on the map = 500,000 inches on the ground. One cm on the map represents 500,000 cms on the ground.

### What size is a 1 500000 scale map

Maps at scales of 1:250,000 (1 inch = about 4 miles), 1:500,000 (1 inch = about 8 miles), and 1:1,000,000 (1 inch = about 16 miles) cover very large areas on each sheet and are used in regional and statewide planning.

### What does 1 10000000 mean on a map

@GarrettHall In your example 1:10,000,000 means that 1 unit on your map (screen) is equal to 10,000,000 units on Natural Earth. i.e. 1m on map = 10,000,000m on Natural Earth.

## How large is a level 0 map?

The basic Map (zoom level 0) has a size of 128 x 128 Blocks.

### What 3 things identify a military map

Map identification: A military map is uniquely identified by 3 items listed in the top and bottom edges of the map: Series, Sheet number and Edition.

### Does the military use GIS

GIS allows military leaders to assess the battlefield and make mitigated decisions to improve their operational mission success. Decisions such as where to conduct an ambush, rally points, helicopter landing zones, are among a few of the critical planning decisions in a battlefield.

### What is a military topographic map?

Topographic map: A topographic map portrays terrain features in a measurable way, as well as the horizontal positions of the features represented. The vertical positions, or relief, are normally represented by contour lines on military topographic maps.

### What is a CIA spy job called

Contrary to popular belief or what is seen in film and television series, US-born, professional employees trained to work as Intelligence Officers for the National Clandestine Service (CIA) are never referred to as “secret agents”, “spies”, “agents” or “special agents”, they are known as ‘Operations Officers’ or ‘Case

## Can you be a spy for the CIA

The first place most people hoping to land a spy job usually look is the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Though the CIA never has and never will use the job title “Spy,” the agency does hire a few select people whose job is to gather military and political intelligence from around the world—in essence, spies.

## How accurate is a 1 25000 map

Map mark up, Measurements and Map Scales

If you mark up a feature such as a site boundary with a 1mm thickness line on a 1:10,000 map, then you will be accurate to +/-10 metres, marking the same site on a 1:250,000 map will be accurate to +/- 250 metres.

### What map scale is best?

The scale of 1:50,000 is generally regarded as the most convenient for walking, offering the advantage of covering an area large enough to plan a variety of different walks, yet presenting that area in sufficiently good detail.

### How big is a 1 48th scale

A: 1/48th scale is sometimes referred to as “Quarter-Inch” scale. 1/4 of an inch on the model equals 1 foot on the real thing.

## What scale is a world map

For instance a town plan, which is a large-scale map, might be on a scale of 1:10,000, whereas the world map, which is a small scale map, might be on a scale of 1:100,000,000.

### How big is a 7.5 minute map

The most popular and the most detailed are the 7.5-minute or 1:24,000-scale (1 inch = 2,000 feet) quadrangle series. Depending on latitude, the area portrayed by the 7.5-minute series ranges from 49 to 64 square miles. It takes about 57,000 7.5-minute maps to cover the 48 contiguous states.

### What does 1 40000 mean on a map?

Harbor charts will be very detailed. Small-craft charts come folded like a road map for more convenient use on smaller boats. The scale of small-craft charts is often 1:40,000, so a nautical mile is about 1.8″ on this scale chart.

## Why is a 7.5 minute map not square

These quadrangles are not squares because 7.5′ of longitude is a smaller distance in miles at 36° N (36th parallel) than 7.5 minutes of latitude. Nor are these quadrangles rectangles because the vertical sides, representing longitude lines (meridians), are not parallel.

### What does 1 12000 mean on a map

So put into words, a map scale of 1:12,000 would mean that 1 inch on a paper map or computer screen represents 12,000 inches (or 1,000 feet) in the real word.

## What are the 3 types of scales on a map?

There are three types of scales commonly used on maps: written or verbal scale, a graphic scale, or a fractional scale. A written or verbal scale uses words to describe the relationship between the map and the landscape it depicts such as one inch represents one mile.

## How big is a 1 2000 scale?

Large-scale maps and photos cover smaller areas, while small-scale maps and photos cover larger areas. An example of a large scale would be 1:2,000 (1 inch on the photo or map equals 2,000 units on the ground).

## What does 1 20 000 mean on a map

This is the ratio between map and ground distance. It is written as either 1:x or 1/x, where 1 is the map distance and x is the ground distance in the same units of measurement. So a map scale of 1:100 000 means that 1 cm on the map is 100 000 cm on the ground AND 1 inch on the map is 100 000 inches on the ground.

## What type of scale is 1 500 000

1:10,000 and 1:62,500 maps are large scale. Small scale maps have a small RF. 1:500,000 and 1:1,000,000 maps are small scale.