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  1. Chapter 1: Maps

  2. Definition Making of.. Maps Map reading Types

  3. Write down 10 wordswichyouassociatewithmaps Assignment

  4. A map is a downsizeddrawing of an area or a region. Definition

  5. can be made with photos with a 90° angle, so everything is in proportion. A goodmap…

  6. Whenyou make a map of pictures withanobliqeangle, things in front are muchbiggerthanthings in the back of the picture. A false map

  7. A cartographer is someonewhomakesmaps. He has to make choiceswhen he is making a map. • What do I leave out on the map? • What do I add on the map? • How can I make thingseasiertoread on the map? • How can I accentuate important things? Movie: making a map Cartographer

  8. A map of a small area like a city is called a citymap. Whenyou are looking at a general map youcansee a county or a whole country. Different types of maps

  9. This map shows different heights, the most important riversand canals, the most important citiesand roads & railways. Physicalmaps

  10. On this map every country getsit’sown colour. Politicalmaps

  11. These mapsprovide you information on oneparticular aspect of a country. Thematicmaps

  12. Tounderstand a map, you have toknowhowtoread it. • Title: area (andtheme) of the map • Legend: show the meaning of different colorsandsymbols on the map 3.Scale: tellshowmuch the area has been downsized 4. North arrow or compass: tells where the north of the map is. Map reading