www.9thHuddersfieldScouts.org.uk KNOW YOUR SYMBOLS
www.9thHuddersfieldScouts.org.uk What are map symbols? Why do we have them? Why should we try to remember them? If we can’t remember, where can we find help?
www.9thHuddersfieldScouts.org.uk On the following slides, you’ll get a common map symbol The next slide will give you a description and picture example See if you can identify the symbol before the answer appears...
www.9thHuddersfieldScouts.org.uk Marsh or salting Lake Canal, lock and towpath Canal (dry) Aqueduct Footbridge Bridge Lighthouse (in use and disused) Beacon Slopes Cliff Flat Rock Low water mark High water mark Mud Sand Dunes Shingle
www.9thHuddersfieldScouts.org.uk So there you are. If you know the meanings of the symbols on a map, you can read the map just like you can read a book.