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Mapping Our World
Section 2.2 Types of Maps
Main Idea
Details
Skim Section 2 of your text. List the three map projections
mentioned in the headings and illustration captions.
1.
2.
3.
New
Vocabulary
In the left column, write the terms defined below.
a map made by projecting points and lines onto a piece of paper
that touches a globe at a single point
a map that has parallel lines of latitude and longitude
a map that shows changes in elevation of Earth’s surface
a map made by projecting points and lines from a globe onto a cone
the ratio between distances on a map and actual distances on the
surface of Earth
the difference in elevation between two side-by-side contour lines
on a map
a table that explains what the symbols on a map represent
a line on a map that connects points of equal elevation
Academic
Vocabulary
Define the following term.
distort
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