YEAR 7 GEOGRAPHY

MAPS AND BOLTSS

WHAT IS A MAP?

A map is defined as a representation, usually on a flat surface, of a whole or part of an area. The job of a map is to describe spatial relationships of specific features that the map aims to represent.

WHAT DOES BOLTSS MEAN

BOLTSS

Represent

Boarder

Orientation

Legend

Title

Source

Scale

boltss are on all good maps

DIFFERENT KIND OF MAPS

THERE ARE WORLD MAPS WHICH SHOW ALL COUNTRY'S ?

WEATHER MAPS

WHICH SHOW THE WEATHER

CHOROPLETH MAPS

CAN SHOW POPULATION AND COLORS FOR THERE KEY

COMPASS

compasses are navigation devices that guide you these help you when useing maps. when looking at a map you will see a legend that will tell you what way is north no matter what the compass will always point north

SYMBOLS

various maps use symbols to represent locations and activites. another word for symbols are legends. These legend/symbols are mainly used because of the language barrier of diffrent countrys