1. compass rose: shows directions on a map
• cardinal directions: north(N), south(S), east (E) and west(W)
• intermediate: northeast(NE), southeast(SE), southwest(SW), northwest(NW)
2. symbols: a picture or mark that stands for something on a map like a city, activity, or natural resource.
3. scale: a unit of length on a map that compares to actual distance on the Earth.
4. legend: a key that list and explains the symbols on a map
5. title: the subject of a map
6. labels: words that name things on a map.