Scale Exercise

GEOG 3530: Introduction to Cartography & GIS - Peterson

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Map Scale Tips

Guide to Map Scale

Scale Calculator


Scale

1 in: ________ miles

1 cm: _________ KM

1 : _____________

 


Scale

1 in: ________ miles

1 cm: _________ KM

1 : _____________


Scale

1 in: ________ miles

1 cm: _________ KM

1 : _____________


1. Change the verbal map scale of "1 inch equals 8 miles" to the equivalent RF scale.  How many kilometers would one centimeter represent at this scale?

2. Change the RF map scale of 1:1,000,000 to the equivalent miles-per-inch scale.  Change it to the equivalent kilometers-per-centimeter scale.