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Map symbol sheets

Learn the map symbols from our popular OS Explorer™ maps and Landranger® maps. Download the free, A4-sized sheets below.

Wales symbols

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Useful resources

Ordnance Survey products contain a range of map symbols which help you to identify and navigate through the landscape of Great Britain, find out more and download the map symbols to get more from Ordnance Survey maps.

Ordnance Survey maps use a range of symbols and abbreviations to communicate features on the landscape of Great Britain, find out more about map abbreviations here.

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