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3.3: Lab Exercise (Part A)

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  • Part A – Practice Questions (non-graded)

    The following problems are for practice; answers to these questions are provided at the end of the chapter.

    1. A 15-minute quadrangle map of a region within the United States with a longitude of 76°00’00” in the right corner of the map, will read what longitude in the left corner?

     

     

     

     

    2. A 15-minute quadrangle map of a region within the United States with a latitude of 43°15’00” in the top corner of the map, will read what latitude in the bottom corner?

     

     

     

     

     

    3. A fractional scale of 1:24,000 means that 1 inch = ______feet.

     

    4. A fractional scale of 1:24,000 means that 1 foot = _________kilometers.