The edge of a map or chart on which cartographic detail is extended to the edge of the sheet. Also called BLEEDING EDGE.



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BASE MAP SYMBOL

A symbol used on a base map or chart as opposed to one used on an overprint to the base map or chart. Also called BASE SYMBOL.

CARTOGRAPHIC FEATURE

A natural or cultural object shown on a map or chart by a symbol or line. See also TOPOGRAPHY.

AZIMUTHAL CHART

A chart on an azimuthal map projection. Also called ZENITHAL CHART

BASE MAP

  1. A map or chart showing certain fundamental information, used as a base upon which additional data of specialized nature are compiled or overprinted. 2. A map containing all the information from which maps showing specialized information can be prepared. Also called BASE CHART in nautical charting.

BI-MARGIN FORMAT

The format of a map or chart on which the cartographic detail is extended to two edges of the sheet, thus leaving only two margins

BORDER BREAK

A cartographic technique used when it is required to extend cartographic detail of a map or chart beyond the neatline into the margin, which eliminates the necessity of producing an additional sheet. Also called BLISTER.

CHART

A map for use by navigators.

AREAL FEATURE

A topographic feature, such as sand, swamp, vegetation, etc., which extends over an area. It is represented on the published map or chart by a solid or screened color, by a prepared pattern of symbols, or by a delimiting line

AZIMUTHAL EQUIDISTANT CHART

A chart on the azimuthal equidistant map projection. azimuthal equidistant map projecti

CHART SCALE

The ratio between a distance on a chart and the corresponding distance represented as a ratio such as 1:80,000 (natural scale), or 30 miles to an inch (numerical scale). May be called MAP SCALE when applied to any map.

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