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					Large and Small Scale Maps

             Area          Detail          Houses        Example
                                           Shown?
                                                       Topographical
  Large                     A Lot                          Map
Scale Map    Small    (streets, schools,     Yes
                      railways, farms,                   Road Map
                          marshes)
                                                       City Bus Map


  Small                    A Little                        Globe
Scale Map   Large      (borders, lakes,      No
                         large rivers)                  World Map

                                                           Atlas


Some things to consider:

  • Why are maps useful tools?

  • How do maps help focus the reader’s attention on just a few
    specific things?

  • What would be the main uses for a Large-Scale Map?

  • What would be the main uses for a Small-Scale Map?
Mapping Your Location
Put a asterisk (*) to mark your current location on each of the maps on both sides of this sheet.
Then, add all a title, border, and north arrow to each map.

				
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