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How does one remove the border and legend of a 1:50 000 map? Want to combine several maps to form one.

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marked as duplicate by AndreJ, whuber Feb 4 '14 at 14:40

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What form is the original map? PDF? PNG? Shapefile? – Willy Feb 4 '14 at 10:00
Have a look at… with a similar issue. – AndreJ Feb 4 '14 at 15:56

You can use a function Raster > Extraction > Clipper in QGIS. There you can define a mask layer from shapefile, or use coordinates of corners.

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