At this scale 1cm on the map represents 1km on the ground. Each map covers a minimum area of 0.5 degrees longitude by 0.5 degrees latitude or about 54 kilometres by 54 kilometres. The contour interval is 20 metres. Many maps are supplemented by hill
These maps contain natural and constructed features including road and rail infrastructure, vegetation, hydrography, contours, localities and some administrative boundaries.
Coverage: Australia is covered by more than 3000 x 1:100 000 scale
maps, of which 1600 have been published as printed maps. Unpublished maps are available as compilations.
Currency: Ranges from 1961 to 2009. Average 1997.
Coordinates: Geographical and either AMG or MGA coordinates.
Datum: AGD66, GDA94; AHD
Universal Transverse Mercator UTM.
Medium: Printed maps: Paper, flat and folded copies. Compilations: Paper or film, flat copies only.
Forward Program: Selected maps under revision.