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Map Symbols, Page 1
Second Class Requirement (1a-part 2): Explain what map symbols mean
Green Symbols: indicates forests, woodlands, orchards, and other areas of heavy vegetation.
Blue Symbols: always means water: lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, water well, marshes...
Black Symbols: on a map is the work of humans: buildings, railroads, bridges, boundaries, names ...
White Symbols: are mostly clear of trees: fields, meadows, rocky slopes, other open country...
Brown Symbols: are used for Contour lines and elevations...
Red: is used for larger, more important roads and surveying lines...
Purple is for Overprinting: Revisions added from aerial photographs but not yet field-checked...  
Identify the map symbols pointed to by the arrow. Click on the map image for the answer.
More Map Symbols: Pg 2, Pg 3, Pg 4, Pg 5, Checklist.
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