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    • Map Skills
    • What is a map?
      • A map is a representation, usually on a flat surface, of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships according to some convention of representation.
      Now what does that mean?
      • A map is a representation,
      • A map is a drawing or model
      • usually on a flat surface,
      • of a round Earth on a flat surface,
      • of the features of an area of the earth
      • that shows the landforms (mountains, rivers, etc.)
      • or a portion of the heavens,
      • or part of the sky in a particular region,
      • showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships
      • drawn to scale
      • according to some convention of representation.
      • using an accepted form of drawing or model.
    • Map Components
      • Title
      • Grid
      • Compass
      • Key or Legend
      • Scale
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