|A romer is a device with a crosshair
for use in determining the proportional position of a map feature in a grid
square. With this information the user can calculate the grid reference position
for the map feature under scrutiny.
Modern clear plastic romers usually incorporate a protractor for measuring
angles and scales bars for use on different scaled maps.
||"Map Reading Guide: How to use Topographic
30 page small booklet.
This will help explain the type of information found on topographic maps
and how to interpret and use this information.
Includes a romer.
Last updated 14th November 2007
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