Here are some examples of the scale shown on maps:

Old UK Ordnance Survey Map scale in Feet and LinksOld UK Ordnance Survey Map scale in Feet and Links. A Link = 22 yards.

Old UK Ordnance Survey Map scale in Statute Miles and YardsOld UK Ordnance Survey Map scale in Statute Miles and Yards. There are 63360 inches in a mile.

UK Ordnance Survey Map scale in Statute Miles, Nautical Miles and KilometresUK Ordnance Survey Map scale in Statute Miles, Nautical Miles and Kilometres.

Kompass Map scale of 1:25 000Kompass Map scale of 1:25 000.

Alpenvereinkarte scale of 1:50 000 in metres and stepsAlpenvereinkarte scale of 1:50 000 in metres and steps.

 

Map Scale

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