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Standard maps do not have symbols that correspond to individual mile markers. Rather, they have a scale that enables readers to translate distance on a map to miles. More »

There are no mile markers in Google Maps and no way to toggle them in the view. If you zoom in on the map and drag down the peg man in Street View, you can see the mile marker. More »

Most detailed state road maps include tiny exit numbers corresponding to the small mile marker signs seen along the right side of the expressway. Markers on I-75 and other Interstates reset to "1" at state borders in the... More »

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Most detailed state road maps include tiny exit numbers corresponding to the small mile marker signs seen along the right side of the expressway. Markers on I-75 and other Interstates reset to "1" at state borders in the... More »

Generalized maps are specifically designed to convey several types of information within the confines of one map. A generalized map usually includes details like topography and actual aesthetics of the portrayed area, pr... More »

The U.S. Geological Survey publishes maps of townships, and the agency further divides townships in the Public Land Survey System into 36 sections of 1 square mile each. Cartographers subdivide these sections into quarte... More »

Learn to read a weather map by first learning what the various weather symbols mean, and understanding how the maps are set up. Surface charts are the maps that typically appear on television and in the newspaper. More »