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

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FULL FREE TUTORIAL ON MAP READING AND INTERPRETATION

What is a map? The map is a scaled representation of the earth’s surface or part of the earth’s surface on the flat surface Types of maps There are two types of map topographical map and statistical map topographical map this is a type of map drawn to show both natural and artificial features. Examples …

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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 the position of the geographical north pole. all longitudes meets at true north. It is usually represented by a star on the sign of the topographical map Magnetic north This is the direction to …

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This is how to describe the climate in the topographic map

Climate is the average weather condition of a given area recorded over a very long period of time. The topographic maps show little direct evidence of the climatic conditions. yet by looking at certain evidence one is able to describe the climate of the given mapped area. The description of climate in the topographic map …

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How to describe vegetation distribution in topographic maps

Vegetation is the collective name for plants in particular area. it can be natural (man have not planted them) or artificial(planted by man) The natural vegetation can be categorized into Forest Grassland  Marshy and swampy vegetation ThicketsRiverine treesWoodland Scrubs In the topographic map, the distribution of natural vegetation is shown by conventional symbols. This means they are all …

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How to describe drainage in topographic map

How to describe drainage in topographical map

what is drainage Drainage is the outflow of water through the system of natural rivers what is drainage pattern? A drainage pattern is a layout that a river and its tributaries, or set of rivers, make on the earth’s surface. Some of the common river drainage patterns include dendritic river pattern, trellised river pattern, radial …

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What is advantages and disadvantages of using contour as the method of representing relief on map

WHAT IS ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF USING CONTOUR AS THE METHOD OF REPRESENTING RELIEF ON MAP?

Contour are lines drawn in the map to show the areas with equal altitude from sea level. a map showing the landforms of an area by contours is called a contour map the contour lines on the map provide a useful insight into the topography of an area earlier ground surveys and leveling were used …

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