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1. 1. VISUALSYMBOLS MAPS By: Jenelyn Fernandez
2. 2. DEFINITION: A map is a “representationof the surface of the earth orsome part of it…”
3. 3. KINDS OF MAPS
4. 4. PHYSICAL MAP EXAMPLE:combines in a single projection data like altitude, temperature, rainfall, precipitation, vegetation, and soil.
5. 5. RELIEF MAP EXAMPLE:has three dimensional representations and show contours of the physical data of the earth or part of the earth.
6. 6. COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC MAPAlso called  EXAMPLE: product or industrial map since they show land areas in relation to the economy
7. 7. POLITICAL MAP Gives detailed  EXAMPLE: information about country, provinces, cities and towns, roads and highways. Oceans, rivers and lakes are the main features of most political maps.
8. 8. MAPLANGUAGE
9. 9. SCALE  EXAMPLE: Shows how much of the actual earth’s surface is represented by a given measurement on a map. May be shown graphically or expressed in words and figures.
10. 10. SYMBOLS Usually a map has EXAMPLE: a legend that explains what each symbol mean. Some symbols represent highways, railroads, mountains, lakes and plains.
11. 11. COLOR EXAMPLE:the different colors of the map are a part of the map language.
12. 12. GEOGRAPHIC GRID EXAMPLE: theentire system of these grid lines are called grid lines. These grid lines are called meridians and parallels.
13. 13. GUIDELINES IN USING MAPS: Read the titles and subtitles. They will often tell you the purpose of the graphic materials and may provide a clue to its main idea. Read the key, and/or the legend, and the scale of miles whenever any of these is present. Notice how the parts of the map are related to each other. Determine the purpose for the map.