Types of Maps

Geography
Physical Map
A map that shows what the land looks like, where the different land and water forms are located.
Political map
A map that shows the boundaries between states and countries. It may also show the capital city.
Historical map
A map that shows how an area looked in the past.
Road Map
A map that shows major highways and other roads. It helps a person know which way to drive to a particular place.
Population map
A map that tells the number of people living in a certain area.
Product Map
A map that shows the crops grown or the minerals mined in a certain area.
Weather Map
A map that shows such things as temperature and percipitation in a certain area

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