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Sep 10, 2014

# Conventional Symbols

What are Conventional Symbols?

Anupam Hyatagol

conventional symbol is a symbol that has an understood or widely accepted interpretation.There are other conventional symbols that are easily recognizable. For example, we pledge allegiance to the flag, which is a physical, tangible representation of our country. Even as children we know that the flag isn't the country, but that it stands for our country.

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 Conventional Symbols: A conventional symbol is a symbol that is widely accepted interpretation. The various features shown on a map are represented by conventional signs or symbols. For example, colors can be used to indicate a classification of roads. Those signs are usually explained in the margin of the map, or on a separately published characteristic sheet.
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