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Geographical skills theory

Data presentation- spatial data


A map is the simplest form of displaying data over space when the relevant
features and data marked on. Maps need to have a scale; a title and north must be
indicated. The scale must suit the data, so a plan of…

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Can use colours to can be hard to see but
show more than one too large and they will
pattern hide the map
Scale- confusing if
dots represent more
than one
Location of dot- hard
to tell of exact

Proportional Can deal with larger Size of…

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Geographical skills theory

Flow lines

Flow lines show the volume, frequency and make up of movements along routes. The
flow line is a variation of the bar chart but follows the route with the width
reflecting the size of flow. It's sometimes simplified to show direction and
distance but not…


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