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10/23/13. Political map-shows state and national boundaries; locations of cities. Physical map-shows mountains rivers and lakes. Topographic map-has contour.

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1 10/23/13

2 Political map-shows state and national boundaries; locations of cities. Physical map-shows mountains rivers and lakes. Topographic map-has contour lines instead of colors to show landscape.

3  Climate map-shows weather of an area and climate zones.  Economic or resource map- specific type of natural resource in an area.  Road map-shows major and minor highways and roads  Thematic map-focus on a special topic or a special theme.

4  Latitude-lines that run east to west.  Longitude-lines that run north to south.  *measured in degrees.  *latitude first; then longitude.

5  Scale-measures a distance between two locations.

6  North America  South America  Antarctica  Europe  Africa  Asia  Australia  Atlantic ocean  Pacific ocean  Artic ocean  Indian ocean

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