How to view a map key

Map keys show the symbols used in each of the view levels in Digimap for Schools. You can use these keys to find out what the symbols used in the maps mean. Each view level has a map key, except the Great Britain outline view.

To view the map key, click the Display a map key button on the left-hand panel. A map key will open in a new browser window. This is a PDF file. You can view, print or save this to your computer.

Map Key

A key for the historic maps is available when viewing only historic maps. This key is scanned from the original maps. A map showing the patchwork nature of the aerial photography dates will appear when clicking the Display a Map Key button.