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map skills


compass rose a circular direction marker on a map
cardinal directions main directions;northeast northwest southeast southwest
intermediate directions the "between" directions northeast northwest southeast south west
map key part of a map that explains what the symbols on the map stand for
map scale part of a map that compares a distance on the map to a dictance in the real world
map title words on a map that tell the subject of a map
inset map a smaller map set inside a larger map
physical map primary purpose is to show landforms like mountains desserts and plains
political map shows boundaries of countries and states ; locations of major cities and importand bodies of water
historical map a map that gives imformation about a place that was in the past
grid system an arrangement of lines that divides something into squares such as a map
Created by: rebeccahollon