YEAR 7 GEOGRAPHY
Maps, maps, maps...
WHAT ARE MAPS....
WHAT SORT OF MAPS ARE THERE?
A map that uses a range of colours and shades to represent a pattern.
Uses lines to represent the physical features and elevations in the land.
Plan view map
A maps shown from above.
BOLTSS STANDS FOR:
a box around the map to clearly show its extent.
a compass direction.
a key to what the symbols and colours on the map stand for.
a clear indication of what the map is about or its theme.
indicates the distances on the map compared with the actual area being shown.
where possible, the imformation used to make the map should be sourced.
WHAT SORT OF JOBS NEED MAPS?
OBLIQUE VIEW VS PLAN VIEW
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF PLAN VIEW?
Here are some of the advantages to using plan view maps instead of oblique view:
- You can see the distances between destinations.
-You can see each different place and it's coordinates.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF USING OBLIQUE VIEW?
Here are some of the advantages of using oblique view instead of plan view:
-You can see the lands formations
-You can see the height of the land