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Danica Tamsi

on 7 June 2013

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Transcript of Maps.

Humanities Humanities Maps Year 7 Humanities Climate maps gives us information about the weather of a region.
Cartographers (map makers) use
different colours to show different
climate. Physical Maps indicate the physical features of an area, like landforms or mountains, rivers, plains and lakes. How does Physical Geography impact
on the developement of the country? What is a Map? B O L T S S B : Border - A frame around the map to clearly show it's extent.
O: Orientation - A compass direction.
L: Legend (key) - A key to what symbols and colours on the map mean.
T: Title - Tells the reader what the map is about.
S: Scale - Indicated distance on the map.
S: Source - Where the information to make the map came from. Population Map Climate Map A population map shows how
many people live in one certain
area. Physical Maps Water is usually shown blue,
Low elevations are usually shown green,
Yellow (or darker colours) usually mean higher elevations. Each colour represents a different amount of people.
(Darker colours usually means more people live in that area) A map is a flat (bird's eye view) drawing of the world or a place in the world. Different Types of Maps >Physical Maps
>Climate Maps
>Population Maps
>Political Maps
>Topographic Maps
>Resource Maps We need BOLTSS to write a map. By Danica Tamsi

>In China, they have big valleys where they grow rice. Because it rains alot, they provide alot of rice for their people.
>In Venice, they can't own vehicles that ride on road, because the city is surrounded by water.
>In Alaska, we can't get tans or go to the beach and play with sand becaue there it's too cold and icy.
>In The Sahara desert, they can't live in houses because it'll be hard to get the resources, and the floor is made of sand.
Depending on where we live, we all live in different conditions.
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