Geography 1

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Geography 1

  1. 1. World Geography<br />
  2. 2. MAPS<br />
  3. 3. Political Map<br />
  4. 4. Physical map<br />
  5. 5. Population Map<br />
  6. 6. Road map<br />
  7. 7. Weather map<br />
  8. 8. Robinson Projection map<br />
  9. 9. Natural Resources Map<br />
  10. 10. Topographic Map<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. used to display the directions— North, East, South and West <br />Compass Rose<br />
  13. 13. The objects on a map are represented using symbols. A symbol is a picture on the map that represents something in the real world. Understanding these symbols requires the use of a key. Maps use a key, or legend to explain the meaning of each of the symbols used in the map. These keys usually show a small picture of each of the symbols used on the map, along with a written description of the meaning of each of these symbols.<br />Legend or Key<br />
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  15. 15.  A full-size map of the Earth would not only be too large to be useful, but it would also be impractical to make. Maps are scaled down so that they fit on the available paper or screen. When scaling down a map, every part of the map is scaled by the same amount.<br />Scale<br />
  16. 16. 7 continents<br />
  17. 17. The oceans<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. Hemispheres<br />
  20. 20. Lattitude/Longitude<br />
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  22. 22. Next Week….<br />

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