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Physical & Political

______ make different kinds of maps for different purposes Geographers
Maps that show ____ ____ are called physical maps Natural Features
Physical maps show ____, such as mountains, valleys, and plains landforms
Physical maps also show _____ ____ _____ such as lakes, rivers and oceans bodies of water
_______ ______ _____ show just ____ kind of information. Rainfall maps, for example, show the amount of rain falls in different parts of the world Special purpose maps
________ maps show how many people live in different areas. Population
_______ maps show what languages people speak in different places. Language
______is the height of the land above the ocean Elevation
The surface of the ocean, called ____ -______ is at zero elevation sea level
The highest point is North America is ______ _______ in Alaska Mt. McKinley
_____ is the distance above sea level Elevation
Elevations are usually measured in _____or _____ meters; feet
Elevations can be shown maps by _____ _____ which connects points with the same elevation by bands of color or by numbers given the exact elevations of particular points on the Earth's surface contour lines
Maps that show elevations are called ______ _____ topographic maps
Elevation influences ______, as well as ____ and ____ people live climate; where; how
Most of the world's people live on ___ ____ at elevations of 150 meters (500 feet) or less coastal plains
In Tibet, a region in central Asia, people live at elevations as great as 5,334 meters 17,500 feet
Above 17,500 feet (elevation) the ______ becomes too cold for growing crops and there is not enough ______ in the air for human's to breath climate' oygen
Created by: Sugarrey1



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