what is scale in maps
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Class 6 Question

Sania Arju
Nov 21, 2020
The scale of a map is the ratio of a distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground. This simple concept is complicated by the curvature of the Earth's surface, which forces scale to vary across a map. Because of this variation, the concept of scale becomes meaningful in two distinct ways.

Mansi Yadav
Nov 21, 2020
The scale of a map is the ratio between the actual distance on the ground and the distance shown on the map.

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