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1 Basic Map Info -1 City Orienteering

2 City Orienteering takes place in inhabited areas: Among streets, in parks, in the university campus, etc. Category: Sprint (very fast running)

3 Symbols for City Orienteering maps: special symbols to show road with traffic, road without traffic, buildings, building pass through...

4 Sprint Map Legends road with traffic paved area steps paved footpath passable wall impassable wall (forbidden to pass) passable fence impassable fence (forbidden to pass) building (forbidden to pass through) building pass through canopy / covered area statue man-made object closed area (forbidden to pass)

5 Sprint Map Legends unpaved footpath small unpaved footpath lake / pond (forbidden to pass) private area (forbidden to pass) open land open land with scattered trees rough open land forest - easy run distinct tree trees in distinct rows vegetation - difficult to run vegetation - very difficult to run vegetation - impossible to run (forbidden to pass)

6 Learning the map legends for city-orienteering Map 1 Map 2

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8 Control Descriptions An Orienteering Course consists of a) the map b) the control points marked on the map and... c) a list of control descriptions showing the exact location of the control point.

9 (A) This is my 2nd control point. (B) Its number is 225. (D) The control point is in a clearing. There are many clearings near eachother. The control is at the southeastern (C) clearing. The clearing is covered with undergrowth (E) and covers an area of 8x4m (F). The control point is at the western corner (G) of the clearing. This is drinkable water available at this control point. (H)

10 Road Footpath Building Ruin Building pass through Steps Paved area Statue, monument Man-made object Earth bank Lake, large pond Small pond Well, drinking fountain Water tank, reservoire Bridge Power line pole Tunnel Bush Hedge Distinct tree Tree stump - fallen tree orStone wall orFence Common Control Descriptions for City Orienteering (D) clueappearance on map clue or Power line appearance on map

11 Position of the Control (G) intersection junction bend what where / which part

12 Orienteering Control Descriptions in many languages


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