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Flashcards in LAND NAVIGATION Deck (8):
1

What is the Field Manual covering map reading and land navigation?

FM 3-25.26

2

What are the basic colors of the map? What does each color represent?

Black- Indicates man made features.
Red/Brown- The colors red and brown combine to identify cultural features, all relief features, non-surveyed spot elevations, such as contour lines on a red light readable map.
Blue- Identifies water
Green- Identifies vegetation
Brown- Identifies all relief features and elevation
Red- Classifies cultural features (populated areas, main roads, and boundaries, on older maps)
Other- Occasionally other colors may be used to show special information. These are indicated in the marginal information as a rule.

3

What are military symbols?

Figures used to represent types of military organizations, installations, and activities.

4

Where is the Legend on the map located?

Lower left margin

5

What are contour lines?

Imaginary lines on the ground connecting equal elevation, they represent high and low elevation.

6

What are 3 types of contour lines?

Index, intermediate, supplementary

7

How many mils are there in one degree?

17.7 mils

8

How many norths are there on a military map?

Three: True north, magnetic north, grid north