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Different Types of Maps
Political Maps
Physical Maps
Climate Maps
Population Maps
Show countries, their borders, and capital cities
map of natural characteristics of Earth's surface, such as la…
a map that shows the pattern of weather a place has over may…
are used to show where people live in a particular region.
Political Maps
Show countries, their borders, and capital cities
Physical Maps
map of natural characteristics of Earth's surface, such as la…
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Different Types of Maps
political map
physical map
elevation map
relief map
A map mainly showing political divisions, such as national or…
A map that that primarily shows the natural features of Earth…
A map that shows the height of land above sea level.
A map that shows changes in elevation.
political map
A map mainly showing political divisions, such as national or…
physical map
A map that that primarily shows the natural features of Earth…
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Different types of maps
Topographic
physical landforms
resources,
contour lines
shows the surface features of an area
mountains, river, hills, grasslands
Natural Resources
How does a topographical map show elevation?
Topographic
shows the surface features of an area
physical landforms
mountains, river, hills, grasslands
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Understanding Different Types of Maps
compass rose
key
scale bar
locator map
Which tool on a map shows cardinal (N,E,S,W) and/or intermedi…
Which tool explains the symbols and shading on a map?
Which tool shows how much space on the map represents a given…
Which tool shows a larger area of the main map?
compass rose
Which tool on a map shows cardinal (N,E,S,W) and/or intermedi…
key
Which tool explains the symbols and shading on a map?
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Understanding Different Types of Maps
compass rose
key
scale bar
locator map
Which tool on a map shows cardinal (N,E,S,W) and/or intermedi…
Which tool explains the symbols and shading on a map?
Which tool shows how much space on the map represents a given…
Which tool shows a larger area of the main map?
compass rose
Which tool on a map shows cardinal (N,E,S,W) and/or intermedi…
key
Which tool explains the symbols and shading on a map?
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Different Types of Maps
Physical
Dot Distribution
Political
Flow
Physical
Dot Distribution
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DIFFERENT TYPES OF MAPS
Physical map
Political map
US expanded
Population density map
Shows landforms and water
Shows borders and major cities
American Revolution, Lousiana purchase, Mexican American war,…
Shows where people live
Physical map
Shows landforms and water
Political map
Shows borders and major cities
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Different types of maps
Mercator map
interrupted map
political map
cartogram
Mercator map
interrupted map
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Different Types Of Maps!
Projection
Robinson Projection
Mercator Projection
Homolosine Projection
A way of showing the curved surface of the Earth on a flat map.
Projection is used in textbooks! Its show nearly the true siz…
Projections show most of as they ook on a globe! But It stret…
Projection divides the Earth's oceans. Fairly accurate at sho…
Projection
A way of showing the curved surface of the Earth on a flat map.
Robinson Projection
Projection is used in textbooks! Its show nearly the true siz…
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Different types of maps
Physical Features
Climate Zones
Vegetation Zones
Population Density
Maps that feature natural parts of Earth's surface (P)
Maps that show/focus on long-term patterns of weather (P)
Maps that show the kinds of trees and plants that grow in dif…
Maps that show the amount of people that live in a certain ar…
Physical Features
Maps that feature natural parts of Earth's surface (P)
Climate Zones
Maps that show/focus on long-term patterns of weather (P)
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Science-Different Types of Maps
Political Maps
Geological Maps
Map View
Profile View
shows the boundaries between countries, states, counties or t…
Rock units or geologic strata are shown by color or symbols t…
drawn as if you were looking down on an area from above the E…
a drawing that shows an object as though you were looking at…
Political Maps
shows the boundaries between countries, states, counties or t…
Geological Maps
Rock units or geologic strata are shown by color or symbols t…
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Geography - Different Types of Clouds
Cirrus
Cirrostratus
Cirrocumulus
Altostratus
white, thin, wispy (HIGH)
sheet like, cover entire sky (HIGH)
rounded, white puffs, long rows (HIGH)
grey-blue, cover sky (MEDIUM)
Cirrus
white, thin, wispy (HIGH)
Cirrostratus
sheet like, cover entire sky (HIGH)
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Geography-Types of Maps
Political Maps
Satellite Images
Thematic Maps
Relief Maps
Informs us about the world's countries, their borders and maj…
Show us the Earth's surface taken from a satellite. It also s…
Provide us with information about the distribution of one or…
Shows us human and natural features given in an area. Relief…
Political Maps
Informs us about the world's countries, their borders and maj…
Satellite Images
Show us the Earth's surface taken from a satellite. It also s…
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Geography different types of settlement.
Village
Market settlement
Defensive settlement
Resource based settlement
Provides a small range of services to the people of the surro…
Provides a wide range of services like supermarkets and other…
Many settlements began with the building of a castle on a def…
Resource based settlements grow because a resource such as an…
Village
Provides a small range of services to the people of the surro…
Market settlement
Provides a wide range of services like supermarkets and other…
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Geography types of maps and regions
Geography
Map maker
Mercator projection
Robinson projection
Study of distribution and interaction of physical and human f…
Cartographer
Created by projecting an image onto a geometric plane.
Oval shaped world map, produces minor distortions, sizes and…
Geography
Study of distribution and interaction of physical and human f…
Map maker
Cartographer
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Geography notes types of maps
Physical map
Climate map
Economic or resources map
Topographical map
Shows the features of an area such as mountains, rivers, and…
Shows average weather and rain of a region.
Includesde symbols to show the location of different resource…
Includea contour lines to show the elevation or height of an…
Physical map
Shows the features of an area such as mountains, rivers, and…
Climate map
Shows average weather and rain of a region.
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DIFFERENT TYPES OF MAPS WORLD GEO
General reference map
Navigational map
Qualitative map
Cartogram
Map of a city
Used by sailors
Uses colors, symbols or dots
Labeled in squares
General reference map
Map of a city
Navigational map
Used by sailors
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Geography Flashcards - Types of Maps
POLITICAL MAP
PHYSICAL MAP
DIAGRAM
ENVIRONMENT
A General Reference Map that shows divisions such as national…
A General Reference Map that primarily shows natural features…
Representation of something in graphic form
The natural world in a particular geographic region
POLITICAL MAP
A General Reference Map that shows divisions such as national…
PHYSICAL MAP
A General Reference Map that primarily shows natural features…
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Geography: Types of Maps
Political Map
Physical Maps
Climate Maps
Contour Maps
Usually coloured by country or state, they compare size, shap…
They have colours that make natural patterns stand out. The c…
Displays the weather of a place season by season, year after…
They demonstrate the level of elevation in a particular locat…
Political Map
Usually coloured by country or state, they compare size, shap…
Physical Maps
They have colours that make natural patterns stand out. The c…
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Geography 7 (types of maps)
cartography
Mercator
Robinson
Azimuthal
map makers.
a map with rectangle edges.
a map that is oval except for the top and the bottom.
a map that's a complete circle
cartography
map makers.
Mercator
a map with rectangle edges.
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Geography Terms & Types of Maps
altitude
atlas
canal
delta
the height of an area measured from sea level
a book containing maps and charts
a man-made waterway used for transportation and irrigation
a low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river. It is form…
altitude
the height of an area measured from sea level
atlas
a book containing maps and charts
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Types of Maps- Geography
Political Map
Thematic Map
Physical Features Map
Climate Map
shows us where countries, states, and important cities are lo…
shows theme or topic
shows landforms on a map such as mountains or bodies of water
shows weather pattern of a certain area on a map
Political Map
shows us where countries, states, and important cities are lo…
Thematic Map
shows theme or topic
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Geography types of maps
point symbol map
area symbol maps
dot maps
proportional symbol maps
simplest type of thematic. show features that occur on discre…
useful for delineating regions of interest.
show distribution with dots.
portray numeric quantities. symbols are usually circles
point symbol map
simplest type of thematic. show features that occur on discre…
area symbol maps
useful for delineating regions of interest.
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Geography - types of maps
Road maps
Political maps
Population maps
Physical maps
Show detailed areas to help find a specific steer, road...
Shows detailed areas of countries and their boundaries
Shows how many people live in a certain area
Shows physical features like mountains and rivers
Road maps
Show detailed areas to help find a specific steer, road...
Political maps
Shows detailed areas of countries and their boundaries
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Basic Geography Terms/Types of Maps
map key/legend
Compass Rose
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
tells you what each symbol on a map stands for
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
north, south, east, west
northeast, southeast, northwest, southwest
map key/legend
tells you what each symbol on a map stands for
Compass Rose
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
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Types Of Maps: Unit 1 AP Human Geography
Mercator
Azimuthal
Robinson
Peters
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
Distorts shape, area, scale, and distance in an attempt to ba…
Equal area cylindrical, areas of equal size on the globe are…
Mercator
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Azimuthal
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
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Basic Geography Terms/Types of Maps
Latitude lines
Longitude lines/Merdians
map key/legend
Prime Meridian
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees
the imaginary lines that run north and south along the earth
tells you what each symbol on a map stands for
the imaginary line that divides the earth in the eastern and…
Latitude lines
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees
Longitude lines/Merdians
the imaginary lines that run north and south along the earth
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Geography ~ TODALSS and Types of Maps
physical map
political map
road map
historical map
Any map which shows the mountains, lakes, rivers and other bo…
Any map which shows governmental boundaries of countries, sta…
Any map which shows state and national highways, county roads…
Any map that shows movement of people changing boarders, batt…
physical map
Any map which shows the mountains, lakes, rivers and other bo…
political map
Any map which shows governmental boundaries of countries, sta…
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Geography Terms & Types of Maps
altitude
atlas
canal
delta
the height of an area measured from sea level
a book containing maps and charts
a man-made waterway used for transportation and irrigation
a low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river. It is form…
altitude
the height of an area measured from sea level
atlas
a book containing maps and charts
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geography- types of maps
relief map
physical map
economic activity map
topographic map
shows variation in height or elevation of land areas
shows the shape of the physical features (landforms) of an area
shows that type of economic activities or resources that are…
uses contour lines to shows the shape and elevation of an area
relief map
shows variation in height or elevation of land areas
physical map
shows the shape of the physical features (landforms) of an area
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Geography/Types of Maps
Theme 1: Location
absolute location
relative location
Theme 2: Place
Where is it? Where is this place located? Two types: Absolute…
A specific place on the Earth's surface... Uses Latitude and lon…
Where a place is in relation to another place... Uses directiona…
Physical characteristics and Human Characteristics
Theme 1: Location
Where is it? Where is this place located? Two types: Absolute…
absolute location
A specific place on the Earth's surface... Uses Latitude and lon…
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Types of Maps(Geography)
Features of Maps
Types of Maps
Physical maps
Road maps
Has a key or a legend,uses symbols,gives information or data
•physical maps... •road maps... •political maps... •topographical maps…
Shows physical landscapes of an area such as: mountains,river…
Most widely used type of map(Shows highways,roads,parks,Gover…
Features of Maps
Has a key or a legend,uses symbols,gives information or data
Types of Maps
•physical maps... •road maps... •political maps... •topographical maps…
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Geography - types of maps
planimetric maps
topographic maps
physical map
political map
show the position of the earths natural human features
shows how high a mountain rises and how low a valley lies
shows the major physical features of a region
shows the major political features of a region
planimetric maps
show the position of the earths natural human features
topographic maps
shows how high a mountain rises and how low a valley lies
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Geography Vocabulary #3 (Types of Maps)
Climate
Elevation
Economic Activity Map
Tropics
pattern of weather over a period of time
height above sea level
shows natural resources and economic activity of a place
low-latitude region between the tropic of cancer and the trop…
Climate
pattern of weather over a period of time
Elevation
height above sea level
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Basic Geography Terms/Types of Maps
latitude
Longitude lines/Merdians
map key
Prime Meridian
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees
the imaginary lines that run north and south along the earth
tells you what each symbol on a map stands for
the imaginary line that divides the earth in the eastern and…
latitude
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees
Longitude lines/Merdians
the imaginary lines that run north and south along the earth
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Geography Map Types
qualitative map
physical map
cartogram map
topographic map
maps that use colors, symbols, lines, or dots to show informa…
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oce…
A presentation of statistical data in geographical distributi…
A map that shows the surface features of an area.
qualitative map
maps that use colors, symbols, lines, or dots to show informa…
physical map
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oce…
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Geography Types of Maps
Political Map
Special purpose map
Vegetation
Climate Map
Shows the borders between countries and states
Shows a single or particular kind of information (climate, la…
Trees, plants, and crops
Long term patterns of weather
Political Map
Shows the borders between countries and states
Special purpose map
Shows a single or particular kind of information (climate, la…
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GEOGRAPHY :types of maps
Geography is the study of ...
Globe is a ...
Map is a...... Cartographer is a ...
Large Scale Maps shows a ...
the Earth's physical features and living things that inhabit…
spherical model of the Earth (3d)... and is the most accurate wa…
a flat representation of the Earth... - more convenient way to r…
small area, such as a neighborhood, in great detail
Geography is the study of ...
the Earth's physical features and living things that inhabit…
Globe is a ...
spherical model of the Earth (3d)... and is the most accurate wa…
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Geography types and parts of maps
Absolute location
Relative location
Map
Globe
Exact location
Close to exact location(not exact)
Shows the world in 2d
Shows the world in 3d
Absolute location
Exact location
Relative location
Close to exact location(not exact)
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Geography- Types of Maps
Physical map
Political map
Thematic map
Orthophoto
Shows the Earth's topography- all the land and water features…
Indicates the division of the Earth's surface into political…
Shows certain characteristics of one class, or theme, of geog…
A combination of a map and a photograph. It has details descr…
Physical map
Shows the Earth's topography- all the land and water features…
Political map
Indicates the division of the Earth's surface into political…
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Geography Skills and Types of Maps
Map Key (legend)
Scale
Compass Rose
Latitude
An explanatory table of symbols used on a map or chart.
Refers to the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a m…
A circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or…
The angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds of a p…
Map Key (legend)
An explanatory table of symbols used on a map or chart.
Scale
Refers to the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a m…
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Interpreting different types of maps geo quiz vocab
list the 5 main landforms
mountains
list 4 facts on mountains
hill
mountains, hills, plains, lowlands, glaciers
any point on land that quickly rises to at least 1000+ feet a…
- jagged and snowcapped... -rounded and smooth... -volcanoes, with…
any area on Earths surface that rises above land, but less th…
list the 5 main landforms
mountains, hills, plains, lowlands, glaciers
mountains
any point on land that quickly rises to at least 1000+ feet a…
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Types of Maps /Human Geography AP
Which is large scale map?
Graphic Scale
Mercator Projection
Equal Area Projection
Which is large scale map?
Graphic Scale
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Geography types of maps and regions
Geography
Spatial perspective
Map maker
Great circle
Study of distribution and interaction of physical and human f…
Focuses on how individual places, ppl, or other objects are r…
Cartographer
Imaginary line that curve off the earth; represents shortest…
Geography
Study of distribution and interaction of physical and human f…
Spatial perspective
Focuses on how individual places, ppl, or other objects are r…
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Types of Geography + Maps and Globes
geography
social science
physical geography
human geography
the study of the world, its people, and landscapes they create
study of human society and social relationships
the study of the worlds physical features, like land forms, w…
the study of the worlds people, communities, and landscapes
geography
the study of the world, its people, and landscapes they create
social science
study of human society and social relationships
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Types Of Maps: Unit 1 AP Human Geography
Mercator
Azimuthal
Robinson
Peters
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
Distorts shape, area, scale, and distance in an attempt to ba…
Equal area cylindrical, areas of equal size on the globe are…
Mercator
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Azimuthal
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
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DIFFERENT TYPES OF MAPS 9/1/16
goods interrupted equal areas projection
robinson projection
mercator projection
winkle triple projection
shows continents close to there rue shapes and sizes. helpful…
has minor distortions but continents and oceans are close to…
shows landshapes well but no size or distance. it shows true…
good view of the continents shapes and sizes. land areas are…
goods interrupted equal areas projection
shows continents close to there rue shapes and sizes. helpful…
robinson projection
has minor distortions but continents and oceans are close to…
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Geography Ch. 2: Types of Maps
Thematic map
Physical features
Landforms
plateau
A map with one topic.
Any natural characteristic of Earth's surface such as landfor…
Any natural characteristics of the Earth's surface that has d…
A raised area of land with a flat top.
Thematic map
A map with one topic.
Physical features
Any natural characteristic of Earth's surface such as landfor…
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Geography map types
Mercator projection
Peter's projection
Robinson projection
Reference maps
It is simple to read but distorts the northern/southern hemis…
The mid-latitudes are undistorted polar and equatorial attitu…
Compromise between Mercator and peters poles are distorted bu…
Depicts selected features of the physical and human made envi…
Mercator projection
It is simple to read but distorts the northern/southern hemis…
Peter's projection
The mid-latitudes are undistorted polar and equatorial attitu…
Different Types of Maps - Intro to World Studies
Political Map
Physical
Thematic (data)
Cartogram
Map that has a political borders
A map that has dimension to show where specific landforms are
Shows a theme/data
Statistical information is shown in diagram atomic form
Political Map
Map that has a political borders
Physical
A map that has dimension to show where specific landforms are
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