Types of Maps

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  1. What type of map has a purpose of locating something. (Also called a newspaper map, not a spoiler/hint)
    Locator Map
  2. What kind of map and type, shows political boundaries?
    A political map (reference)
  3. What kind of map and type, shows physical-geographic features?
    A physical map (reference)
  4. What kind of map and type, presents roads, but can also show other things.
    A road map (reference)
  5. What kind of map and type, uses colors or shades to display data?
    A choropleth map (thematic)
  6. What kind of map and type, uses dots to display data? Even having a flaw, that is, the dots get bunched up, and you can't count them.
    A dot distribution map (thematic)
  7. What kind of map and type, has a relationship between the size of the map and the data being displayed? Although, it does have the flaw of overlapping each other.
    A relationship symbol (thematic)
  8. What kind of map and type uses lines to show data and the rate of change? *Also, the closer the lines are together, the quicker the data is changing.
    A isoline map (thematic)
  9. What type of map is a graph and a map, together?
    Cartograms
  10. What kind of map and type, preserves orders and boundaries?
    A contiguous cartogram (cartogams)
  11. What kind of map and type, uses circles of various sizes?
    A dorling cartogrm (cartograms)
  12. What kind of map and type, preserves shape, while not preserving boundaries?
    A non contiguous cartogram

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dearmaria1
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Types of Maps
Updated:
2017-08-10 01:06:41
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