How do I create a map slide in PowerPoint?

To add a world map to your slide:

  1. On the PowerPoint Ribbon click on the Insert tab.
  2. Click “Chart” to open the Insert Chart dialog.
  3. Click on “Map” in the All Charts list.
  4. Click OK to insert a general world map into your PowerPoint presentation.

How do you read a army map?

When reading a military map, use the number along the left border of each grid square as your starting point; then read the number along the bottom border. The general rule of military map reading is “right and up,” which means you read a military map to the right of each left border and upward from each bottom border.

What are the 3 Norths on a military map?

The declination diagram depicts the three norths on your map: true north, magnetic north, and grid north (Figure 4.5). The declination diagram also lists the grid to magnetic angle (G-M angle) in degrees. The G-M angle is the angular difference between grid north and magnetic north.

What are basic principles of map reading?

Five of the main design principles are legibility, visual contrast, figure-ground, hierarchical organization, and balance. Together these form a system for seeing and understanding the relative importance of the content in the map and on the page. Without these, map-based communication will fail.

What kind of maps does the military use?

A military city map is a topographic map (usually at 1:12,550 scale, sometimes up to 1:5,000), showing the details of a city. It delineates streets and shows street names, important buildings, and other elements of the urban landscape important to navigation and military operations in urban terrain.

What are 5 basic colors on a military map?

Terms in this set (5)

  • Black. Stands for man made objects.
  • Brown. Stands for contour, elevation, and relief.
  • Blue. Stands for water.
  • Green. Stands for vegetation.
  • Red. Stands for densely populated areas and other man made objects.