Types of Maps. Mary Bisheh & Kristi Fleming Murchison Middle School Fall 2012. Two Main Types of Maps. Physical Political. Physical Maps. Physical maps – show the natural features or landforms of an area . Ex. mountains , deserts, rivers, seas, oceans, and plateaus.
Mary Bisheh & Kristi Fleming
Murchison Middle School
Natural Border – a border created by physical features like a river or mountains.
Political Border – a man made border that does not necessarily have a natural separation.
Using your worksheet determine what kind of maps or borders are being shown.
Types of Maps: Put either Ph (physical map) or Po(Political Map) based on what we’ve discussed
Put either P for political border or N for natural border.
There are three Texas rivers that are special because the help up the SHAPE of Texas by forming part of our BORDER.
These rivers are known as the BORDER RIVERS of Texas.