6 terms

Basic Map Terms

From chapter 1.4-1.8

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compass rose
shows the cardinal and intermediate directions on a map
cardinal directions
north, south, east, and west
map grid
imaginary lines to divide up space on a map - drawn both vertically and horizontally
map scale
compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real world
map key
a list of map symbols that tells what each symbol stands for
map title
tells what the map is about

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