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Maprunner Map Symbols 2017

Maprunner Map Symbols 2017

Last edited: Wed 6 Dec 2017

The following are handy one page guides to the symbols and controls descriptions used on standard orienteering maps:

The above are kindly made available to us by Maprunner.

Guides are also available on the Maprunner website for sprint and schools map symbols.

Change to symbols in 2017

The way things are mapped changed in 2017. A really useful pictorial guide by Berkshire OC explains the effect of the new mapping standards.

The new mapping standard is called ISOM 2017, or The International Specification for Orienteering Maps to give it's full title.

What's changed from ISOM 2000?

ISOM 2017- the full standard