Map skills

1

What are the map-reading basics that will help you read a map successfully?

2

What are the points of the compass starting at 12 o'clock and heading clockwise?

3

With grid references, which numbers come first?

4

A four-figure grid reference represents what?

5

What does the six-figure grid reference 198823 tell you?

6

Outdoor pursuit maps from the Ordnance Survey typically have a scale of 1:25,000. So what does 1 cm on the map represent?

7

Ordnance survey showing Bamford in the Hope Valley

Study the map of Hope Valley and Shatton Edge. What is at grid reference 208825?

8

Study the map of the Hope Valley and Shatton Edge. What is the relief of the land like at 198815?

9

Study the map of Hope Valley and Shatton Edge. How high is the highest point of Shatton Edge (grid reference 1980)?

10

Study the map of Hope Valley and Shatton Edge. What do the grid references 2080 and 2180 suggest about past activities in this area?