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As far as possible, any map used for a competition shall be drawn according to the 'International Specification for Orienteering Maps'.
Any 'special feature', or symbols that are additional to, or different from, those recommended by the IOF shall be shown in the legend on the map. At competitions of Badge Event status and above such symbols shall be notified and fully described in pre-race information made available to all competitors.
All maps shall carry the following information:-
(i) name of area
(ii) grid reference of an identified point on the area
(iii) scale and scale bar
(iv) contour interval
(v) date of last revision
(vi) name of surveyor(s) and cartographer
(vii) name and address of printer
(viii) holder of copyright
The map should not be significantly larger than is required for the competition.
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