National Map Accuracy Standards (NMAS)

Geospatial Technology September 28, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

The National Map Accuracy Standards (NMAS) were established in 1941 by the U.S. Bureau of the Budget to set accuracy standards for all federally produced maps. The current standards were revised in 1947.

 

Scale and the NMAS

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.