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Reviewing Map Skills. and. Types of MAPS. The Compass Rose. What are the cardinal directions?. What are the intermediate directions?. Map Key/Legend & Scale. Latitude & Longitude. Latitude and Longitude grid system used to determine a place’s exact location. Types of Maps:. Types of Maps.

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Reviewing Map Skills

and

Types of MAPS

the compass rose
The Compass Rose

What are the cardinal directions?

What are the intermediate directions?

types of maps1
Types of Maps

General Purpose Maps

1) Political Maps

2) Physical Maps

Special Purpose Maps

Also known as “Thematic Maps”

political maps show
Political Maps show:

* Country boundaries

* Names of countries

* Cities

* Division for states/territories

Information shown on a political map by…..

* Color

* Symbols (differing sizes & shapes)

* Lettering (differing sizes)

physical maps show
Physical Maps show:

* Physical features of the land….

Mountains, rivers, deserts, and major bodies of water

* Elevation

The height of land above sea level

Information shown on a physical map by…..

* Color

* Patterns

* Contour lines

* Relief

special purpose thematic maps
Special Purpose/Thematic Maps

These maps concentrate on a single subject or theme.

Examples include……

* Rainfall/Climate Maps

* Vegetation Maps

* Resources/Products Maps

* Land Use Maps

* Population Maps

* Historical Maps

* Weather Maps

* Store/Mall Maps