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August 13, 2007
Problem: Hydrography: Hydrographic Maps

Problem: Hydrography: Hydrographic Maps

When soundings are shown on a hydrographic map, what is the exact position of the measurement?

(A) The position of the sounding is represented by a + sign.
(B) The position of the sounding is represented by the decimal point.
(C) Every sounding on the map is connected with contour lines.
(D) The position of the sounding is represented by the letter s.

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Answer: B

The position of the decimal point indicates the point at which the sounding was made.