SAR Fundamentals/Navigation/Map/Distance/Question bank
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#  Question  Answer 

What expression is used to describe how much larger the real world is than a distance on a map? 
map scale  
What is the scale of the topo maps typically used in SAR, developed by the Canadian Government? 
1:50,000  
On a 1:50,000 topo map, how far in the real world does the space between grid lines represent? 
1 km.  
On a 1:50,000 topo map, how many centimeters would represent 1 km? 
2 cm.  
On a map where 2 cm represents 1 km, what distance would 5 cm represent? 
2.5 km  
What are 3 ways that a map's scale may be shown on a map? 
