Earth Science Chap 1 Topographic and geographic maps
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Earth Science Chap 1 Topographic and geographic maps Earth Science Chap 1 Topographic and geographic maps Presentation Transcript

  • Warm Up 9/23/10
    • These are two different types of maps of the same area. What do you think each map is trying to show?
  • Topographic and Geographic Maps Page 54 9/23/10
  • Topographic Map
    • Shows the shape of Earth’s surface ( like mountains)
    • Contour lines tell elevation (the distance above sea level)
  • Geologic Maps
    • Show the types of rocks and minerals
    • Contact is a place where two rock formations meet.