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Unformatted text preview: Types of Maps General Purpose - general audience & contains a variety of features • Topographic • Road Thematic - maps of specific geographic themes (specific audience) • Graduated circle • Chloropeth • Isoline - line of constant property (temperature, pressure, etc.) • Isohyet - rainfall • Isotherm - temperature • Isobar - pressure • Elevation Contours • v's point upstream • Spacing shows steepness Globes vs. Maps 3-D representation of Earth's entire surface Advantages Disadvantages...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course GEOG 1002 taught by Professor Engstrom during the Fall '11 term at GWU.
- Fall '11