Posted by reggie on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:57pm.
what is the fractional scale of oregon? and how do you figure it out.
- Physical geography - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:25pm
That varies greatly from map to map.
- Physical geography - reggie, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:32pm
Here was the question that I am trying to figure out.
-Which of the following scales would most likely be used for the maps of the features listed.
1:12,500,00 - 1:1,000,000 - 1:10,000
for state (Oregon), city (Portland), and world map.
It shows no examples in my book.
- Physical geography - Writeacher, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:51pm
Check out the graphics on this webpage. You should notice that the smaller the second number, the more detail on the map. (A 1:10,000 map would have more detail than a 1:100,000 map.)
So what do you want more detail for? A city? A state? The world?
- Physical geography - reggie, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 5:30pm
Thanks, that was a lot of help..
- Physical geography - Writeacher, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 5:45pm
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