Types of Maps Cardinal Directions Intermediate Directions Parts of Maps Using Map 3C

100

physical map
This type of map shows land forms and bodies of water.

100

Oklahoma
What state is directly north of Texas

100

Southeast
What direction is Florida from Iowa?

100

Compass Rose
What part of the map shows direction?

100

The Midwest and the Southwest Region
What two regions are inland?

200

Road Map
This type of map shows roads and highways.

200

Mexico
What country is directly south of Texas?

200

Southwest
What direction is Hawaii from Iowa?

200

Scale
What part of a map would you use to show distance between two places?

200

The equator
What imaginary line divides the earth into the Northern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere?

300

Rainfall Map
What is the name of the map that shows how much rain falss in different parts of the world?

300

The Atlantic Ocean
What ocean is east of the United States?

300

Northwest
What direction is Alaska from Iowa?

300

Map key/legend
Which part of a map explains what colors and symbols stand for?

300

Blue
What color are the names of rivers and lakes?

400

Elevation Map
What type of map shows how high land is above sea level?

400

New Mexico
What state is directly west of Texas?

400

Northeast
What direction is Maine from Iowa?

400

Legend
What is another name for a map key?

400

Prime Meridian
What imaginary line divides the earth into the Eastern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere?

500

Specialty Map
What kind of map shows just one kind of information such as rainfall or elevation?

500

Canada
What country is North of the United States?

500

Southeast
What direction is South America from the U.S.A?

500

To show a small area of a map in greater detail. (zoom in)
What is the purpose of an "inset" map?

500

Five
How many regions are there in the United States?

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