Posted by **Map of south africa** on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 12:41pm.

How many kilometres on the ground is 3 cm distance on the map of south africa

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 1:12pm
That depends upon the map you're seeing.

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**Reiny**, Monday, February 4, 2013 at 1:25pm
As Ms Sue said, it depends on the scale on your map

Usually at the bottom of your map you will see something like this

1 : 100 000

What that means is that for each unit on the map you would have 100 000 of the same units in real life

e.g for the above scale

1 cm on the map would be

100 000 cm in reality

= 1000 m

= 1 km

so for a scale of 1 : 100000

1 cm ---> 1 km

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**Sikelela sotyatho**, Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2:27pm
The distance on ground between two places that are 7cm apart on the south africa

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