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Title: Chart Dividers
Description: Description: Also known as a measuring compass or proportional divider, chart dividers are used in cartography (map making), as well as nautical navigation. In map making this divider is used to change the scale from one map to another. Manufactured by Bowen & Company, Inc. Serial # 310R and marked with USGS property number "G-154". Object ID: USGS-000400
Location: Reston, VA, USA
Date Taken: Jul 16 2009
Photographer: Justin Bongard , U.S. Geological Survey
Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.
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