Map users should also remember that the amount of detail shown on a map is dependent on its scale. The
smaller the scale the fewer the features that can be symbolized. Even on large-scale military maps, only selected
detail is shown and certain features may have been omitted because of lack of space.
Another disadvantage of map reconnaissance is that __________________ ______ ____________________
may have caused some features to be omitted.
Some of the disadvantages of aerial reconnaissance include: bad weather, heavy foliage, or defilade, which can
_______________________________________ objects or activity; the need for _______________________ on the
part of the observer; and the dangers from _____________________________.