Nagativation Basics:LEARNING HOW A READ A MAP

Components of Map

Five Common Components of a Map

There are five component of a map:

1.  Map Title- tell you what the map is all about.

2. The Legend/ Scale- defines all the different symbols on the map means

3. The Compass Rose- which is located of the map tell us direction

4. Scale- display the actual distance between two place or the size of a place

5. Grid Line- lines of latitude and longitude which shows you absolute location

Which of the following is not common components of a map?

  • Map Title
  • The Compass Rose
  • The Scale
  • Line Charger

Illustrations of Simple Map

Which of the following images has all the component of map? Why or why not?

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  • Map Title
    Define tells you what the map is all about.your answer...
  • The Legend or Key-
    Defines all of the different symbols on the map mean
  • The Compass Rose
    which is located of this map tell us directions
  • The Scale
    Display the actual distance between two places, or the size of a place. (ex. 1 inch equal 1 mile)
  • Grid lines
    Lines of latitude and longitude which show you absolute location.