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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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- Fall '11