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Marginal info: sheet name

Most significant terrain feature on a map

Series and sheet number

Sheet number: refers to a specific map


Series: contains numerous sheets

Series name

Collection of maps representing a specific geographical area

Scale

Ratio of map to real world coverage

Edition number

Production version number


High number is a newer map

Index to adjoining sheets and boundaries

Displays sheet and series numbers for maps that cover areas adjacent to those covered in a map

Elevation guide

General overview of elevation covered in a map

Declination diagram

Provides reference showing declination of grid north and magnetic north from true north

Bar scales

Show straight line distance in kilometers, statute miles, and nautical miles

Contour interval note

Describes elevation change between consecutive contour lines

Legend

Provides key for interpreting the map symbols

Grid box reference

Provides information indicating the 100,000 meter grid square identifier and grid zone. Designator for a particulAr map. As well as info on plotting specific points accurAte up to 100 meters

Stock number

Used to reorder maps from NIMA

Marginal information: what it is

Identification


Interpretation


Evaluation

Colors

Black


Brown


Green


Blue


Red


Recent maps: red/brown

Black

Man-made features

Brown

Terrain features

Green

Vegetation

Blue

Water

Red

Road conditions and built up areas

Red/brown

Terrain features, roads, built up areas

How to plot MGRS

Identify correct grid square


Correctly orientated protractor on map


Right then up

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End

Intermittent

Contains water less than six months a year