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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Types of MAPS
What are the cardinal directions?
What are the intermediate directions?
Latitude and Longitude grid system used to determine a place’s exact location.
General Purpose Maps
1) Political Maps
2) Physical Maps
Special Purpose Maps
Also known as “Thematic Maps”
* Country boundaries
* Names of countries
* Division for states/territories
Information shown on a political map by…..
* Symbols (differing sizes & shapes)
* Lettering (differing sizes)
* Physical features of the land….
Mountains, rivers, deserts, and major bodies of water
The height of land above sea level
Information shown on a physical map by…..
* Contour lines
These maps concentrate on a single subject or theme.
* Rainfall/Climate Maps
* Vegetation Maps
* Resources/Products Maps
* Land Use Maps
* Population Maps
* Historical Maps
* Weather Maps
* Store/Mall Maps