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    Ordnance Survey Map orlaith.c

    How do you measure the length of a railway line in km on an ordnance survey map? Thanks.

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      SryanBruen

      Do you not mean Distance?

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      orlaith.c

      yeah sorry.

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      SryanBruen

      Have a line (make sure it's a narrow straight line) of white paper and then mark each bend as you go up the paper and change the position of the paper at each curve. At the end, place the paper on the scale below the OS Map Legend and boom you have your distance!

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      orlaith.c

      Thanks :)

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      SryanBruen

      Make sure to bring this strip of paper into your exam in case a Distance question comes up. You will not be given a strip of paper.

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      Elisha447

      How possible is it for a distance question to come

      Up? I haven't seen one on a paper!!

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      SryanBruen

      Elisha it is very rare. It last came up in a 2005 long question.

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      SryanBruen

      Well it came up this year!!!!

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