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maps -geography

Maps 

Types of maps:

world maps, country maps, county maps, pocket maps, treasure maps, weather maps, google maps, attraction maps, city maps, road maps, globe maps, northern maps, southern maps, western maps, eastern maps satillite maps, ect...

Maps are representations of the world created by people named cartographers.

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maps -geography

Maps 

Types of maps:

world maps, country maps, county maps, pocket maps, treasure maps, weather maps, google maps, attraction maps, city maps, road maps, globe maps, northern maps, southern maps, western maps, eastern maps satillite maps, ect...

Maps are representations of the world created by people named cartographers.

 

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maps -geography

Contour lines:

are map lines which are brown showing the height of the land. they connect points on a land surface that are the same elevation or height above sea level.

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maps -geography

Contour lines:

are map lines which are brown showing the height of the land. they connect points on a land surface that are the same elevation or height above sea level.

Spot heights:

give the exact height of a point on a map. they are shown as black dot with a number next to it which is the height above sea level in meters.

Layer shading:

is bands of colour are used in this technique to show areas of different height. ( Brown is usually for high ground and green is for low)

Relief: shape of the land.

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