MAP READING AND MAP INTERPRETATION

HERE YOU WILL GAIN KNOWLEDGE ON MAP READING AND MAP INTERPRETATION COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
CONCEPT OF MAP AND ITS IMPORTANCE TO SOCIAL, ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
ESSENTIALS OF MAP
RECOGNITION OF FEATURES ON MAP
INTERPRETATION OF INFORMATION IN RELATION TO DAILY ACTIVITIES
GENERATION OF INFORMATION FROM MAPS

Meaning of legend in map reading

Most maps use symbols, colors, shadings, or other devices to represent features or the amount, degree, or proportion of some quantity. Some symbols are self-explanatory, but it is usually necessary to include a legend box in a corner of the map to explain the symbolization. The map legend is the box below the map which …

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3 concepts of the north in map reading true north, grid north and magnet north

3 concepts of the north in map reading

North is geographically defined as a zero degree bearing. In geography there are three types of north True north. This is position of geographical north pole. all longitudes meets at true north. It is usually represented by star on sign of topographical map Magnetic north. This is direction to the magnetic north pole, as shown …

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aThis is how to describe climate in topographic map

This is how to describe climate in topographic map.

Climate is average whether condition of given area recorded over very long period of time. Topographic map show little direct evidence of climatic condition. yet by looking at certain evidences one is able to describe the climate of the given mapped area. The description of climate in topographic map bases on two element of climate …

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How to describe drainage in topographical map.

Drainage is the outflow of water through the system of natural rivers The following are hints to follow when you describe drainage in topographical map Divide the map into drainage basins using compass directions. Note that the drainage basin is an area drained by single river system. In each drainage basin explain the drainage pattern …

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