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What is wrong with this map?
Cartography Has been described as the meeting place of art and science. The primary purpose of a map is to show information or a geological concept or relationship. Maps must show an accurate relationship between objects and features
Basic Map Elements Compass Rose Showing North Illustrates Cardinal Directions
Basic Map Elements Map Scale The relationship between a distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the earth's surface.
Basic Map Elements Map Legend A table of symbols used on a map or chart
What is required in your map Title Geographic Grid Scale Compass Rose Legend Political (Cities, Countries, States) and Physical features (Landforms and bodies of water) Date Name of Cartographer
Open your books to pg. RA 4/5 1.What is the title of this map? 2.What does B.&H. mean? 3.What projection is this map? 4.How many miles is the scale bar? 5.How wide is Brazil at its widest point? A.World Political B.Bosnia & Herzegovina C.Winkel Tripel Projection D.2000 miles E.2600 miles
Turn to pg RA 22/23 1.What is the title of the map? 2.What type of projection is this map? 3.How far is the scale bar? 4.How far is Frankfurt, Germany from Lisbon, Portugal? A.Europe Political B.Azimuthal Equidistant Projection C.400 Miles D.1200 Miles
Turn to pg RA 34 /35 1.What is the title of this map? 2.What is the projection of this map? 3.What does the color white mean on this map? 4.What does the color orange mean on this map? 5.What is the major land use in South America? 6.What is the major land use in Australia? A.World Land Use B.Winkel Tripel Projection C.Little or no economic activity D.Stock Raising on ranch E.Subsistence agriculture F.Stock raising on ranch
Turn to pg RA 36 /37 1.What is the title of this map? 2.What does each square represent? 3.What does the color purple represent? 4.Where was the information for this map found? 5.What is Puerto Rico’s GDP? 6.What is Sudan’s GDP? A.World Gross Domestic Product Cartogram B.$100 of purchasing power per Capita C.Asia D.CIA World Factbook 2002 E.$11,200 F.$1400