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10/23/13 Slide 2 Political map-shows state and national boundaries; locations of cities. Physical map-shows mountains rivers and lakes. Topographic map-has contour lines instead of colors to show landscape. Slide 3 Climate map-shows weather of an area and climate zones. Economic or resource map- specific type of natural resource in an area. Road map-shows major and minor highways and roads Thematic map-focus on a special topic or a special theme. Slide 4 Latitude-lines that run east to west. Longitude-lines that run north to south. *measured in degrees. *latitude first; then longitude. Slide 5 Scale-measures a distance between two locations. Slide 6 North America South America Antarctica Europe Africa Asia Australia Atlantic ocean Pacific ocean Artic ocean Indian ocean Slide 7

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