[Cdt-l] Grid lines distance on maps

Ryley Breiddal ryleyb at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 13:40:14 CDT 2015


The way I've done that in the past is to use a piece of string to follow
the trail, then lay it out flat on the legend of the map.

On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 9:33 PM b j <xthrow at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I've taken to referring to you all as 'the oracle' because I ask questions
> and the answers miaculously come back a little while later! Thanks for all
> your help!
>
> Here's another question.
>
> The grid lines on maps (I'm using Ley's) - what distance do they
> represent? 1.25 miles? 1.5 miles? Or have I got it all wrong?
>
> For example, on NM39e, after Hwy 113, the distances are not marked and I
> was trying it do a map estimate, but that niggling little piece of info is
> crucial for this particular map since there's no scale at the bottom. There
> are grid lines though...
>
> Yes, I have Guthook as well, but I was trying to work with the paper
> system separately - just in case you know....
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Porsche
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