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Parts
of a
Map
Parts of a Map:
•Most maps have the following six
elements (parts), which help us
read and understand what the
map is tryi...
1. Title
• The title explains the subject of the
map and gives you an idea of what
information the map conveys
2. Compass Rose
The compass rose shows you
directions on a map
Cardinal directions are north,
south, east, and west
Int...
Compass Rose
You can remember the order of the directions with
this saying… starting at the top and going around
clockwise...
3. LABELS
Labels are words or phrases
that explain features on the
map
A legend or key lists and
explains the symbols and use
of color on the map
5. SCALE
Scale shows the ratio between
a unit of length on the map
and a unit of distance on the
earth
6. Colors
•Colors represent a variety of
information on a map. The map
legend indicates what the colors
mean.
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  1. 1. Parts of a Map
  2. 2. Parts of a Map: •Most maps have the following six elements (parts), which help us read and understand what the map is trying to represent
  3. 3. 1. Title • The title explains the subject of the map and gives you an idea of what information the map conveys
  4. 4. 2. Compass Rose The compass rose shows you directions on a map Cardinal directions are north, south, east, and west Intermediate directions are northeast, northwest, southwest, and southeast
  5. 5. Compass Rose You can remember the order of the directions with this saying… starting at the top and going around clockwise: Never Eat Soggy Waffles (north) (east) (south) (west)
  6. 6. 3. LABELS Labels are words or phrases that explain features on the map
  7. 7. A legend or key lists and explains the symbols and use of color on the map
  8. 8. 5. SCALE Scale shows the ratio between a unit of length on the map and a unit of distance on the earth
  9. 9. 6. Colors •Colors represent a variety of information on a map. The map legend indicates what the colors mean. Life Expectancy Map
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