A legend gives an explanation for all symbols on the map.

To view the legend, you have to press on the bottom left of the map screen, the map copyright button. The map copyright button is the button on which it says: ‘Map: ….’. Next you have to select the tab ‘Legend’. You can also view the Legend via Menu > More by selecting the tab ‘Legend’.

If you open the Legend of the topographic map of Great Britain you will see the following screen:

Legend map Topo GPS

Figure 1. The legend screen of the topographic map of Great Britain.

You can scroll down to see all the symbols. Also you can zoom in on the legend to make the symbols and the explanations more clear.