Connecting the two latitude markes with a line will make it easier to figure out where the plotted longitude lies along the line representing the plotted latitude. Beautiful, detailed, large-format maps of every state. How to use products like this. Perfect for home and office reference, and a must for all your vehicles. Each Atlas has a complete gazetteer for quick and thorough reference.
Perfect for home and office reference, and a must for all your vehicles. Select a ruler from the set that matches the latitude of the coordinates to be plotted. Beautiful, detailed, large-format maps of every state. These rulers are somewhat different than our regular plastic rulers. Delorme Atlases and Gazetteers are topographic maps of an entire state, formatted in a convenient book. It contains 5 ruler pairs for measuring latitude longitude coordinates at latitudes ranging from 42° to 46° on a map with a scale of 1:200,000. Keep the ruler parallel to the latitude grid lines.
The angle for the ruler to fit will be the same as the latitude. If traveling beyond Interstates and main highways is your idea of the 'open road' then this is the South Dakota Atlas for you. The first choice of outdoors enthusiasts. Now place the longitude scale using the marks you just made. Your map may be a different scale and the grid size may be different. So the latitude of Mule Mtn.
If you only have one ruler. The road information runs the entire spectrum, from national interstates, to dirt roads and trails. Ideal for finding those out-of-the-way campsites or remote lakes and streams. You may need to extend the edges of the grid line or place the ruler on the oposite diagonal to reach all points within the grid. All of the latitude rulers in the set are identical.
Perfectly suited for travel planning, navigation, and reference. You'll also find a wealth of information on everything from family outings to wilderness adventures. If you have need of a map ruler that not in one of our sets, check out the. You will need to use it at an angle, so that the zero end and the marking for the grid spacing are on the edged of the grid. DeLorme's North Dakota topographic atlas contains comprehensive details, including back roads, backwater lakes and streams, boat ramps, forests, wetlands, trailheads, campgrounds, public lands, prime hunting and fishing spots, and countless landmarks and points of interest. When you head off the main road, take a Delorme Atlas and Gazetteer with you. We make these rulers using our custom ruler printing process.
Place zero end on the southern latitude grid line. Slide the ruler up and down, until the desired longitude mark is on the latitude line you marked. Use any Latitude scale from the ruler set. Also select one of the other rulers to use for measuring the latitude. The example point is just north of 42° latitude, so we are using a longitude ruler designed for a 42° latitude.
For the example that would be 42°. You can also use the ruler on a slight diagonal between the grid lines to compensate for the extra length. Longitude rulers used north of their design parallel of latitude, will be too long to fit the grid. It also contains rulers for measuring statute miles and kilometers. .
Place zero end on the eastern longitude grid line. It also also using a ruler marked in minutes and seconds. The first choice of outdoors enthusiasts. If you do not have a ruler for your longitude. Locate the longitude ruler for 42° from the ruler set.
As you move north, you may find the next ruler in the set is a closer fit. The lines are marked with their values just outside of the edges of the map, in a degrees, minutes and seconds format and in decimal degrees. You can even use the latitude scale, since it is the same size as a longitude scale at Equator. So the longitude of Mule Mtn. Here is an example with a longitude ruler designe for 40°.