Maps
Types of Maps
What is geography?
Physical Features
100

The name of the map.

What is a title

100

These maps show features like mountains, vegetation, rivers and bodies of water.

What is a physical map

100

The study of places and the relationship people have with the environment.

What is geography

100

elevated or mountainous land

What is highland

200

This helps us find the location of features on the map.

What is a direction arrow

200

Maps that show administrative boundaries of countries or regions within a country.

What is a political map

200

The way humans interact with, adapt to or alter their environment.

What is human geography

200

Rounded highland below 600m

What is a hill

300

A symbolic representation of selected characteristics go a place, usually down on a flat surface. 

What is a map

300

These maps use a dot symbol to show the presence of a feature.

What is a dot map.

300

The study of the Earth and its natural environment including climate, atmosphere, landforms and oceans. 

What is physical geography

300

The highest point of a mountain

What is a summit

400

The describes the symbols and abbreviations found on the map. 

What is a key

400

These maps show the distribution of rocks and rock types. 

What are geological maps

400

Some characteristics may include common food, political systems and religious practices.

What is human geography

400

Curves or bends in a river which swing from side to side

What is a meander

500

Maps that show a large area but a small amount of details. 

What is a small scale map

500

These maps show density

What are choropleth maps

500

To understand the physical environment and how it affects everyday life.

Why study geography

500

A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land masses and separated two bodies of water.

What is an isthmus

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