G3 S08 Map skills study guide

G3 S08 Map skills study guide - -natural features-cultural

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MAP SKILLS STUDY GUIDE GEOGRAPHY 3 TEST: Monday, February 11, 2008 Dr. Jensen The Grid System - poles - latitude/parallels - longitude/meridians - equator - Prime Meridian - Tropic lines - degrees, minutes, seconds Time zones - International Date Line (p.38 in the atlas) - How to calculate time difference between two places Scale - verbal - graphic - representative fraction / ratio Isolines - contour lines, isobars, isotherms Projections - distortion/why? Ways of displaying quantitative variables on thematic maps - dot maps - graduated circle maps - choroplet maps - quantitative flow-line maps Topographic map interpretation - the USGS topographic map series
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Unformatted text preview: -natural features-cultural features-relief-boundary lines-slope/steep slope-be able to calculate difference in elevation between places by using the contour lines-grid system coordinates-be able to use the graphic scale to give approximate length of some features Remote sensing- what is it and what is it used for? GIS-what is it and what is it used for?-Are all maps neutral? Justify your answer. World map interpretation-univariate and multivariate maps: be able to use the maps and legends to answer some factual questions...
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