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Land Map Scales

1:396 1 inch = 50 links 1:792 1 inch = 1 chain 1:1584 1 inch = 2 chains 1:7920 1 inch = 10 chains = 1/8 Mile 1:15840 1 inch = 20 chains = 1/4 Mile 1:31680 1 inch = 40 chains = 1/2 Mile 1:63360 1 inch = 80 chains = 1 Mile 1:600 1 inch = 50 feet 1:1200 1 inch = 100 feet

Land Surveying Units of Measure

1 mile = 8 furlongs; 80 chains; 320 rods; 5,280 feet 1 furlong = 1/8 mile; 10 chains; 40 rods; 660 feet 1 chain = 4 rods; 66 feet; 100 links 1 rod = 25 links; 16.5 feet 1 link = 1/100 chain; 7.92 inches 25 links make a rod, pole or perch (16.5 feet). 100 links make a chain. 1000 links make a furlong. 8000 links make a mile. The international foot is defined to be exactly 0.3048 meters The international inch is defined to be exactly 25.4 millimeters The international mile is defined to be exactly 1609.344 meters

USGS Map Scales

1:12,000 1 inch = 1,000 feet Accuracy +/- 33 feet 1:24,000 1 inch = 2,000 feet 1 inch = 7.5 minutes Accuracy +/- 40 feet 1:50,000 1 inch = 4,166 feet 1: 1,000 1 cm = 10 meters 1: 10,000 1 cm = 100 meters 1:100,000 1 cm = 1 kilometer

US Military Map Scales

1: 5,000 1 cm = 50 Meters City (detailed) 1: 12,550 1 cm = 125 Meters City Topographic 1: 25,000 1 cm = 0.25 kilometer 250 Meters 1: 50,000 1 cm = 0.50 kilometer 500 Meters Standard Scale The map of choice for land navigators 1: 100,000 1 cm = 1 kilometer 1,000 Meters Medium Scale 1:1,000,000 1 cm = 10 kilometer 10,000 Meters Small Scale 1: 250,000 1 cm = 2.5 kilometer 2,500 Meters Medium Scale Topographic maps contain additional information needed in joint air-ground operations Product Type Map Scale Grid Interval Urban maps 1:3,000 100 meters Topographic Map (TM) 1:25,000 1:50,000 1:100,000 1,000 meters Joint Operations Graphic (JOG) 1:250,000 10,000 meters

3 HOLE PUNCHING A 8.5" x 11" SHEET OF PAPER

4.25 INCH ON CENTER 0.25 INCH HOLES Download a PDF of a single 8.5" x 11" page with 1" borders and 0.25" holes that goes into a 3 Ring Binder
 
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