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089 Maps Q&A

Cartography

QuestionAnswer
What does a map do? It gives information about a place, shows details like roads, rivers, or mountains. Further maps help us find places
What part of the map will tell you what the map shows? The title
What part of the map shows you directions? The compass rose
What part of a map tells you that a length like one inch on the map equals another distance like miles in the real world? The scale
If you see a blue line on a map, how can you find out what it means? Read the legend or key
Your hotel is two blocks south of where you are now. You know you are facing north. In which direction do you need to go? Directly behind you
You are facing north. You need to go west. In which direction should you turn? To your left
You are facing north. You need to go east. In which direction should you turn? To your right
You are facing south. You turn left. In which direction are you now facing? To the east
You are facing south. You turn right. In which direction are you now facing? To the west
What are the cardinal directions? North, east, south, west
What are the intermediate cardinal directions? Northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest (Clockwise)
In which direction do latitude line run? East to west (Horizontally)
In which direction do longitude lines run? North to south (Vertically)
What is the invisible line of 0 degrees latitude called? Equator
What is the invisible line of 0 degrees longitude called? Prime Meridian
Which angular measurement goes 90 degrees north and 90 degrees south? Latitude
Which angular measurement goes from 180 degrees to each the west and to the east Longitude
Created by: Mindful_Pumpkin