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The closest match with the 1:25000 OS map symbols that I can see is #16 scree. The circles are not shown on the 1:50000 map and there is no scree symbol for that map range either. The circles are all the same size: perhaps there are just a few small distinct patches of scree.


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I had a look through the symbols/legend for the ordnance survey maps here (PDF), and could find nothing that matches exactly the type of symbol you have shown. The closest were boulders (under Heights and Other Natural Features), but these would be normally oval/irregular shapes rather than circles, and with a heavier weighting on the line. The other ...


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Nothing appears there on the satellite view, although the tree cover could well be concealing whatever it is. My best guess at the moment is that this is a fictitious entry that is added by cartographers to catch out copyright violators who blatantly rip off their work. These fake entries also go by the names “Mountweazel”, “Trap Street”, and others ...


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Your best bet is to find a local topographic map. Google maps cannot even provide the right house numbers in my area, let alone topographic feature reliability. Depending upon where you live, there should be a govt agency that will publish topographic maps that should show in more detail what the local landscape is. More information on topographic maps here: ...


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As far as I know there is no way on google maps or open street maps to determine what the soil type is in any particular area, you would need a geologic map (e.g. this one)for that, and even then it is only going to give you a suggestion as to what it is as geologic maps are usually concerned with rock types, though they can also cover sedimentary deposits ...


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Mosquitoes require water, so look for proximity to swamps, lakes or slow rivers. Elevation contours would also help, you are less likely to end up in a boggy area if it's on a slope. I am not sure what else you can deduce from a map here, mostly I'd look for trail reviews/ask on forums for a particular location during a specific season. Good idea to ...


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