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Map Skills 5 ‘Relief’ To understand how height is shown on a map.

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1 Map Skills 5 ‘Relief’ To understand how height is shown on a map.

2 Match the terms with their meanings.   Spot Heights… Contours… Layer Shading… …are lines which join up places with the same height. …are lines which join up places with the same height. …are numbers which show the exact height of a place. …are numbers which show the exact height of a place. …uses colours to show areas of land that are at different heights. …uses colours to show areas of land that are at different heights.

3 Relief There are three ways to show relief on a map. Can you think of any? Relief is the shape of the land.

4 1. Colour shading 2. Spot heights 3. Contours m 11-20m 21-30m How is relief shown on a map?

5 Relief

6 How to identify features on an O.S. map…

7 Contour patterns and cross sections

8 Pupil Activities Complete Height on Maps 1 Worksheet. Complete Height on Maps 1 Worksheet. You will need a pencil, rubber and colouring pencils. You will need a pencil, rubber and colouring pencils.

9 Height on Maps 1


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