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TYPES OF MAPS
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USES OF MAPS?

Today maps are used by people to find places they have not seen. Letís say you are asked to find the nearest high school from your house. You could walk aimlessly from your house and hope you find a school.

However, if you were thinking, you would use a local map to help locate the nearest high school. The scale on the map can help you determine the distance and the legend reveals what map symbol is a high school. The direction in which you should walk can also be determined. However, you may need a compass to walk in the direction. Letís learn about other types of maps and their uses.


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