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Maps Vocabulary

Unit 1 Map Skills

TermDefinition
Physical Map a map that shows geographic and natural features such as landforms and bodies of water
Political Map a map that shows cities, state capital, and state borders
Topographical/Elevation Map a map that shows the elevation (how flat or steep an area is) of areas
Product/Land Resource Map a map that shows where various natural resources are located
Population Map a map that shows how many people live in an area
Population the number of people living in a certain area
Boundaries imaginary lines showing division of places on a map
Map Key what is used to locate places or items on a map
Symbols the pictures used on a map key
Compass Rose the tool we use that helps us find directions on a map - North, East, South, West are cardinal directions. Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest are intermediate directions.
Natural Resource something made from nature
Examples of natural resources rice, sugar, cotton, beans - all come from plants. Oil is another example.
Equator Imaginary line dividing the world in half
Hemispheres half of the earth when divided
Louisiana's Hemispheres Northern Hemisphere and Western Hemisphere
Geographical/Natural Features of Louisiana - Landforms examples: Driskill Mountain, Kisatchie Hills
Geographical/Natural Features of Louisiana - Bodies of Water examples: Mississippi River, Red River, Lake Pontchartrain
River that forms as part of Louisiana's border Mississippi River
Louisiana's State Capital Baton Rouge
Map Grid the map is divided into squares with columns and rows and we use a letter and number to find a location
Distance Scale the tool we use to find the distance between two places on a map
Map Uses to help us find a location, to help us plan a trip, to estimate how far one place is from another
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