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Representative Fraction

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Representative Fraction - definition(s)

representative fraction - [cartography] The ratio of a distance on a map to the equivalent distance measured in the same units on the ground. A scale of 1:50,000 means that one inch on the map equals 50,000 inches on the ground.

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Source: esri, 03 August 2012 08:15:39, External 

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