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Annex 19: Paper Sizes

Level of expertise required for this Chapter: Beginner; general GIS training

Paper size can determine scales and areas. Following table shall give some ideas.


 

Paper size
(cm)
(W x H)

Map print space
(cm, approx)

km on ground
(1:20,000)

km on ground
(1:25,000)

km on ground
(1:30,000)

km on ground
(1:2,500)

B0

141.4 x 100.0

A0

118.9 x 84.1

100 x 78

20.0 x 15.6

25.0 x 19.5

30.0 x 23.4

2.5 x 1.9

A1

84.1 x 59.4

65 x 53

13.0 x 10.6

16.2 x 13.2

19.5 x 15.9

1.6 x 1.3

A2

59.4 x 42.0

40 x 36

8.0 x 7.2

10.0 x 9.0

12.0 x 10.8

1.0 x 0.9

A3

42.0 x 29.7

A4

29.7 x 21.0

Recommended minimum mapping unit:

100x100 m

125x125 m

150x150 m

10x10 m


For A0 oversize, plotter has to be set up accordingly. Not all large size plotters can print A0 oversize.

For comparison, Structure Plan areas of pilot communities:


Pilot Community:

Maximum extension
W-E (km)

Maximum extension
N-S (km)

Kasoa

14

19.5

Ejisu

22

17

Asankrangwa

20

19.5

Savelugu

8

14


 


 
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