Wolfram Language & System 10.0 (2014)|Legacy Documentation

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GeoScaleBar


is an option for GeoGraphics that determines what scale to show on the map.

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  • Typical settings for GeoScaleBar include:
  • Nonedo not include a scale
    Automaticinclude an automatic scale
    "Metric","Imperial"include a scale for a unit system
    unitinclude a scale in a particular unit
    {d1,d2,}include a scale with scale divisions , , etc.
    {scale1,scale2}include a scale with two sets of divisions
    Placed[scale,pos]position the scale at position pos
  • The possible positions are:
  • {x,y}scaled position in the map
    GeoPosition[lat,lon]specific geographic location
    {pos1,pos2}end points for the scale
  • Scales are most accurate near the middle of the map and become distorted near the edges.
  • By default, scales are not shown if there would be too much distortion for the map.

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Show a map of Champaign, IL with a scale in the bottom-left corner:

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Show the scale in kilometers:

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Show a map of the United Kingdom with a scale in the top-right corner:

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Show a scale of 100 kilometers:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)