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Name _________________________________________

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This map shows part of Shropshire.

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D is ta n c e in k il o m e t r e s

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STO TTESD O N

FA R L O W
K IN L E T
C LEETO N

FO X W O O D

D O D D IN G T O N

H O PTO N

CA LLO W

M O R T IM E R
M AW LEY

M IL S O N
M A M BLE

a)

What is the bearing of Cleeton from Mortimer?


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b) Measure the distance on the map from Cleeton to Mortimer cm

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c) What is the actual distance in Km?

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The map shows three towns, Anly, Barton and Canio.


The scale of the map is 1 cm represents 1 km.
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B a rto n

C a n io

A n ly

(a)

What is the actual distance, in kilometres, from Anly to Barton?


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(b)

What is the three figure bearing of Barton from Anly?


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(c)

Dore is due East of Canio and South West of Barton.


Mark on the map, the position of Dore.
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3.

The map shows the location of the highest mountains in England, Scotland and
Wales.

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Ben Nevis

Scafell
Pike

Snowdon

(a)

Use your protractor to find the three figure bearing of Scafell Pike from Ben
Nevis.
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(b)

Write down the three figure bearing of Ben Nevis from Scafell Pike.
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The diagram shows a radar screen.


The radar screen is used to scan an area of the North Sea.
The radii of the circles are 10 km, 20 km, 30 km etc.
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R

030

060
P

090

Q
120

150
180

(a)

Ship P is 40 km from C and on a bearing of 060. This is written as (40,060).


Write down the position of ship Q. ............................................................................... (1)

(b)

Ship T is at (10,210).

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Mark the position of ship T on the diagram.

(c)

(2)

The triangle PQC is equilateral. What does this tell you about the distance
between the ships P and Q?
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(d)

Use your protractor to measure the bearing of Ship R from Ship Q.


Show on the diagram, the angle you are measuring.

Bearing of Ship R from Ship Q .......................................................................(2)

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The map shows the position of a ship, P, and a lighthouse L.


(a) What is the bearing of P from L?
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(b)

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Another ship Q is due north of L.


Q is on a bearing of 055 from P.
Mark clearly the position of Q.

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Matt and Fiaz go to the same college.


The scale drawing shows the positions of their homes and the college.

M a tt

C o lle g e

F ia z

Matt lives 2.5 kilometres due north of the college.

(a)

Measure the distance on the scale drawing from Matts home to the college and
hence complete the statement.

Answer On the scale drawing,

I km is represented by ................................ cm
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(b)

What is the actual distance from Fiazs home to the college?

Answer ............................................... km
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(c)

Write down the three figure bearing of Fiazs home from the college.

Answer ............................................... degrees


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The map of an island is shown.


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N o rth

S c a le 1 to 2 5 0 0 0 0

P and Q are the positions of two lighthouses.


(a)

What is the bearing of Q from P?


Answer ............................................ degrees
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The map has been drawn to a scale of 1 to 250 000.


(b)

Use the map to calculate the actual distance between the lighthouses in
kilometres.
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Answer ............................................... km

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8.

The diagram shows the positions of Nottingham and Doncaster.


Nottingham is due south of Doncaster.

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S c a le : 1 c m re p re s e n ts 1 0 k m

D o n c a s te r

N o ttin g h a m

(a)

Stoke is on a bearing of 230 from Doncaster and due west of Nottingham.


Find the position of Stoke and mark it clearly on the diagram.
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(b)

Radio Nottingham can be heard within a circle of radius 50 km.


Calculate the area of a circle of radius 50 km.
Give your answer to an appropriate degree of accuracy.
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9.

A fishing boat sails from a harbour H to a point F.


F is due east of a lighthouse L
Angle FLH is 75 and angle LFH is 35.
North
L

75

35

(a)

Calculate the bearing of F from H.

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(b)

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Calculate the bearing of L from H.

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(c)

(2)

Calculate the bearing of H from F.

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