Map Work – Notes
Types of Maps
A Map is a representation or drawing of the earth’s surface, or a part of it, drawn or printed on a flat surface, according to a scale.
You can use maps to access specific information about an area.
Differences between a globe and a map:
|Three – dimensional
||Two – dimensional
|Represents the whole Earth
||May represents the whole Earth, or just specific areas
|Provides a broad – level picture of the world
||Provides more specific information about a part of the world