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Black is used for rock and boulders and also man-made features. Many symbols use black.

There are three versions of Full black in the default OCAD colour table:

All colour separations colour number 14 used by register crosses

Black colour number 0 used by most black symbols

Street borderlines colour number 25 used by the dual colour road symbols (501 502 503)

There are two tones are defined in the default OCAD colour table:

Black 50% colour number 19 not used by the default symbols, and

Black 30% colour number 1 used by symbol 212 Bare rock

These tones may be replaced by a grey print for large areas of bare rock, see the grey topic for details.

The Pantone Matching System

The Pantone Matching System is one of the colour models used by commercial printers.

IOF Specifications define the following colours, their approximate CMYK (process colour) translations are given:-

Colour Pantone Cyan Magenta Yellow K (black)
Black Black 0 0 0 100
Brown 471 0 56 100 19
Yellow 136 0 28 79 0
Blue 299 87 19 0 0
Green 361 76 0 91 0
Grey 428 0 0 0 23
grey is usually applied as a tone of the black separation.

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International Specification for Orienteering Maps produced by the International Orienteering Federation
OCAD produced by Hans Steinegger Software. 1988-1999 Hans Steinegger. OCAD is a registered trademark of Hans Steinegger
This document has been written and coded by Peter Hornsby of Ashby Mapping
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Produced for the Ashby Mapping internet site on 20 November 1997 and 1 December 1999  1997-2000 Ashby Mapping
Revised 28 December 1999, 23 March 2000