Types of Maps


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Compass Rose
Shows directions on a map.
Map Ledgend
Shows symbols for information on a map.
Population Map
Shows how many people live in a certain area.
Physical Map
Shows the natural features of the land.
Political Map
Shows capital cities, cities, and boundaries.
Product Map
Shows items that are raised, grown or mined in a certain area.
Topographical Map
a map that shows elevation of a land by the use of contour lines
Thematic Map
a map that shows a particular theme, or topic
Climate Map
Maps that show the weather patterns like temperature and rainfall in an area.
Road Map
Shows major highways, airports, cities, railroad tracks, and local points of interest.

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