FW: Correction: Hectares??

To: "'ozbird'" <>
Subject: FW: Correction: Hectares??
From: "Conole, Lawrie" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1998 10:37:17 +1000
> The accuracy is very good but land marks are symbolised
> being much bigger than if they were scaled in. They may be moved on a
> priority system so that all the symbols fit. A building symbol may
> actually
> Hi Chris
> I wasn't having a swipe at cartographers when I said that some topo
> features are not accurately located on maps!  Vehicular tracks are
> often wrongly marked, but I would guess that to be something to do
> with not being able to ground-truth everything seen in aerial photos.
> Most newly published 1:100,000 maps now have the UTM grid marked with
> red tabs along the map margin, in addition to the AMG one, so now I
> can verify landmarks using my GPS, and confirm what I always believed
> - that vehicular tracks (as opposed to tarmac roads) are rarely
> located absolutely accurately on a map.  In big forest, track
> intersections and watercourse crossings are handy navigational aids.
> Cheers
> Lawrie Conole
> 58 Holden Street, Fitzroy North 3068 Victoria, AUSTRALIA
> Phone AH (03) 9486 4575
> Ph Mob (0419) 588 993
> Email <>

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