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Sketch map   /skɛtʃ mæp/   Listen
Sketch map

A map drawn from observation (rather than from exact measurements) and representing the main features of an area.

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"Sketch map" Quotes from Famous Books

... the youngsters behave? Well, I'll tell you when I see you. They were fine, and that's all about it. They send their love, and so do I, and some or all of us will see you with the first boat north from Skagway. Rob has a full diary, and John a good sketch map, so they'll be loaded for you ...
— Young Alaskans in the Far North • Emerson Hough

... bend...." The General's finger stabbed down on the sketch map the scouts had prepared days earlier. "I've been thinkin' that a vedette posted right here could give us perhaps a few minutes of warning ahead when anything started to swim into this fishnet of ours. General Forrest wants some ...
— Ride Proud, Rebel! • Andre Alice Norton

... sketch map. "That must be Medicine Lake," he said. "I think we'd better go over there and camp, instead of trying the pass. We're sure of wood and water, and it won't be ...
— Pluck on the Long Trail - Boy Scouts in the Rockies • Edwin L. Sabin

... be a very good plan, Zaki. We should find it very difficult to explain who we were, if we met any Dervishes at Abu Klea. I will have a look at my sketch map; we have found it very good and accurate, so far; and with that, and the compass the General gave me before starting, we ought to have no difficulty in striking the river, as the direction is only a little ...
— With Kitchener in the Soudan - A Story of Atbara and Omdurman • G. A. Henty

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