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Types of Maps

Social Studies

Use of lines to show borders between areas Political
Shows natural features of the Earth. Physical (Landform)
Two sets of lines that cross to make squares. Grid
Shows roads and bus, train, ship or airplane routes. Transportation
Shows information about past events and where they occured. Historical
Shows kinds of things grown or made in an area. Product
Helps you travel from one place to another Transportation
Borders may be different than current day maps on this type. Historical
Uses a number and a letter to locate cities, lakes, etc. Grid
Use to find hills, mountains, lakes, rivers, oceans, and plains. Physical (Landform)
Use to learn about natural resources of an area. Product
Use to find cities, capitals, states, and countries Political
Created by: kimellis