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13 Cards in this Set

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map title
tells the subject of the map
physical map
a map that shows mostly bodies of water and landforms
political map
a map that shows cities and boundaries of states and countries
a border, or edge of place
map key
sometimes called map legend. Explains what symbols on the map stand for
stands for something else
compass rose
directions marker, shows main directions
cardinal directions
North South East West
Intermediate directions
between cardinal directions. northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest
small map or globe that shows where the place on the main map is located within the state, country, continent or world
map scale
compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real world. can show miles or kilometers
small map within a larger map
lines that cross each other on a map and form a pattern.