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### Chapter 1 Less 2 Map Skills

1. 1. New York Geography Chapter 1 Lesson 2: Map Skills
2. 2. II. What are the Cardinal Directions? A. North, East, South, West I. Map Title- names the map <ul><li>What are Intermediate directions? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A. Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest </li></ul></ul></ul>Compass Game
3. 4. IV. How do we read a map? A. Look at the map key/legend - show what symbols on a map mean B. Symbols - pictures, colors, lines or patterns on a map that stand for something else Map Symbol Game
4. 6. V. How can we figure out the distance between places on a map? A. Map Scale- a symbol used to show the distance
5. 8. VI. How do we find a specific place on a map? A. Lines of Latitude ( )- run horizontally on a map. 1. Run north or south of equator 2. Measured in degrees from 0° - 90° 3. __________- starting line of latitude at 0° parallels Equator
6. 10. B. Lines of Longitude- run vertically on a map 1. Run east and west 2. Measured in degrees from 0° - 90° 3. - starting line of longitude measured at 0° Prime Meridian
7. 11. VII. How do we find a general place on a map? A. Map Grid – helps find general locations on a map using letters and numbers (A,1) Mystery Island Game Grid Game