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What are the basic colors of a map, and what does each color represent?
- Black - Man made features
- Red-Brown - relief features, contour lines
- Blue - water
- Green - Vegetation
- Brown - relief features, contour lines
- Red - populated areas, main roads, and boundaries
Where is the Legend of the map found?
Lower left margin
What are 3 types of contour lines?
- 1. Index
- 2. Intermediate
- 3. Supplementary
How many Mils are in one Degree?
How many Norths are there on a military map?
- 1. True north
- 2. Magnetic north
- 3. Grid north
What are 5 major terrain features found on a map?
- 1. Hill
- 2. Ridge
- 3. Valley
- 4. Saddle
- 5. Depression
What are the 3 minor terrain features found on a military map?
What are the 2 supplementary terrain features found on a military map?
What is a map?
A map is a graphic representation of a portion of the earth’s surface drawn to scale, as seenfrom above.
What is the distance between grid lines on a combat map?
1 kilometer or 1000 meters
How many mils are there in a circle?
6400 mils in 360 degrees
Name two ways to hold a compass?
- 1. Compass-to-Cheek Method
- 2. Center-Hold Method
Name two ways to orient a map?
- Use a compass
- terrain association