Questions to ask yourself: Chapters 2 – 8
What are map projections? Which is the best? Why?What are distortions?What are 6 basic features on maps?What is a large scale map? What is it used for?What is a small scale map? What is it used for?What is a general purpose map?What is a thematic map?Name and describe the three kinds of symbols shown on topographic maps?Can I interpret data on a map?Questions 1-8 & 11-12 on page 26What are cardinal and ordinal points?How do compass bearings correspond with compass points?What is an alphanumeric grid? Do I understand them?Questions 1-10 on page 30What is a map grid?How many digits does a square have? A point?What is the three word statement used for reading these grids?Can I follow directions using this type of grid?Questions 1 & 2 on page 33Answer latitude or longitude fro the following:1.Measures the angular distance east and west of the prime meridian.2.Measures the angular distance north and south of the equator.3.Are parallel.4.Meet at the poles.5.Run east to west.6.Run north to south.7.Are 111 km apart.8.Go up to 90° both ways.9.Go to 180° both ways.