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

100

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

100

What state is directly north of Texas
Oklahoma

100

What direction is Florida from Iowa?
Southeast

100

What part of the map shows direction?
Compass Rose

100

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

200

This type of map shows roads and highways.
Road Map

200

What country is directly south of Texas?
Mexico

200

What direction is Hawaii from Iowa?
Southwest

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

What direction is Alaska from Iowa?
Northwest

300

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

300

What color are the names of rivers and lakes?
Blue

400

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

400

What state is directly west of Texas?
New Mexico

400

What direction is Maine from Iowa?
Northeast

400

What is another name for a map key?
Legend

400

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

500

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

500

What country is North of the United States?
Canada

500

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

500

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

500

How many regions are there in the United States?
Five