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Questions about different types of maps and the technique of creating maps
There appears to be some confusion regarding DR plots and IT (Intended Track) plots as well as how they apply to an EP.A basic estimated position is based on a DR plot (time and speed only, no current, tide, leeway or other corrections applied) and the LOP (with bearing and time noted). When drawn, …
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a map? you mean something like this? - http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/m/man_utd/squad_selector/default.stm ??You can find it here: http://www.soccer-training-guide.com/soccer-positions.html
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Historic street maps exist for many cities; you can find them at the city library, local historical society or at the State Archives. To find the precise address: the 1880 and later censuses include a column for house number, and the street name is usually written along the lefthand margin of the p…
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I don't know if they have one, but the university of Texas online has an extensive collection of maps that you can view online.
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Tsar Russia was in WW1 together with Allies but after the Revolution it was Soviet union (SU/USSR) which contained Poland before the war, but gave it up afterwards. Learn history please, but not in America, because nobody there knows history correctly. Peace. Sorry for my bad English. Kniaz new w…
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A physical map shows mountains, lakes, and other features for a particular country or the whole world. A political map shows mostly where a country is located.
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A thematic map displays spatial pattern of a theme or series of attributes. In contrast to reference maps which show many geographic features (forests, roads, political boundaries), thematic maps emphasize spatial variation of one or a small number of geographic distributions. These distributions ma…
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Latitude: 43°42′59.72″N Longitude: 79°20′26.47″W latitude and longitude of Toronto, Ontario, Canada : 43.652527,-79.381961latitude : 43.652527longitude : -79.381961(Values are in decimal degrees)
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This sounds like you have misinterpreted some NPC dialogue. There is no point in any of the Pokémon games where you need to show someone a map. Anyone acting lost is probably just there for flavour and you should ignore it. The NPC is just there to make the game world better or to help you in somew…
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Greenland is the largest island in the world at 840,000 square miles (2,175,590 km2).
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Physical maps show physical and geologic features such as rivers and mountains. Political maps show artificial boundaries such as state lines and national borders.
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A physical map shows the geological characteristics. Their main purpose is to show landforms like deserts, mountains and plains. A political map shows governmental boundaries. These usually include large cities and bodies of water.
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Germany is next to France on a map.  Pretty much the middle of Europe.
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The Purpose Of A Topographic Map Is To Show Elevation.
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That depends on which battle you are referring to. The very first "battle" was at Fort Sumter, which would just be a map showing the fort and the harbor. A few months later was the first major battle was called the first Battle of Bull Run, and was also known as the Battle of First Manassas by the c…
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Well, it is easier to say what is different between them -- they map different things. However, state borders often follow natural dividers like rivers or mountain ranges. Also, some natural objects, like rivers, lakes, seas an oceans, are sometimes shown on political maps.
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The map projection that Cuba uses is equirectangular projection. It shows the equidistant or constant spacing map representation of the country.
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A topographic map would show elevations and contours.
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Mind Mapping Mind Mapping is a sort of brainstorming type of exercise. It allows one to cascade related thoughts and presents them in a bubble sort of way. An example would be the search engine Kartoo. It presents the searches in a mind map format and shows the connections.
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Morocco is in northwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean, south of Spain and northwest of Algeria. For extra links, you can copy and paste these to get a clear view of Morocco's location on the map:http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/country/morocco.htmlhttp://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/africa/morocco/
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In computer science, mapping is logical connection between two entities.In cartogrpahy, mapping is an informal term used both for the entire field related to mapmaking and the creation of a map itself.
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you can find a map on www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/larson/smilodon.html
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You will see a distance of 5 cm on your map represent a 2 km distance across the landscape. Your 2 km is 2,000 meters, and there are 100 cm in a meter. That makes for 200,000 cm in 2 km. If you "reduce" or scale it down by a factor of 40,000, you'll get 200,000 / 40,000 = 5 cm.
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Crustaceans are found all over the planet - not just a few specific areas !
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An Idea Map is a tool that organizes and clarifies your thoughts in visual manner through the use of key words and images. Idea Maps have a rich heritage in Mind Maps with one difference. Mind Maps by definition are held to a strict set of laws. Idea Maps combine the excellent aspects of mind mappi…
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If you need a map of Mexico, then just go to the library and check out an atlas. It should have a map of Mexico. But you might get unlucky sometimes. Sometimes, they don't have a map of Mexico alone. That's what I ended up with in my atlas. (I might have it, but I didn't see it.) If you look at the …
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Japan's absolute location is 35.68 N and 139.76 E. Therefore, in degrees of longitude, 137 E longitude best describes Japan's location.
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The scale on a map is how far it takes you to get there for example in my class we are learning all about KFC and we have to get a map on it the scale on the map would be that it takes you 500 kilometers to get there by foot, car. bus or train.
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The Beaufort Sea (part of the Arctic Ocean) borders the United States (Alaska) and Canada.
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google has a good map of pico turquino!!!!! any othe maps look it up
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A distribution map is a map that uses colors to show demographic information such a population or housing prices.
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Answer A globe is round as it shows the model of the Earth.
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An area of low land which lies between ranges of hills or mountains and also going down hill. +++ It's actually either a river's or glacier's eroded course, or a rift created by crustal stretching (plate tectonics). The plane between hill ranges is more usually a "vale".
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A physical map is a map with natural made things. Mountains, hills, lakes, rivers etc... A political map is a map that has man-made things on it. Dams, cities, towns etc...
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The Canadian Shield, a mass of incredibly tough rock. Click on the link for a map depicting it.
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the scale
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The movement of people, as from one social group, class, or level to another: "There's been . . . restructuring of industry and downward mobility for Americans as a whole"
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U can go to Google.com and then type in WW2 Germany and go on from there!Google.com
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Plains are large flat grassy areas. Plateaus are flat, raised areas of land, mostly made up with horizontal rock lifted up by earth forces.
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Geological maps show the distribution of geological features, such as rock types and faults. They are general overlaid with a base map, which is like a normal map, so as to help you understand where the features are located.
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Answer Poland and Russia divided up the Prussian districts of Germany after Germany's defeat in World War II.
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Not that I found. Listening to the song, perhaps the singer was speaking of Inner Heights?
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Answer Chinese made the first world map, However, Anaximander, a Greek philosopher from Miletus who lived during the first half of the 6th century B.C., is credited with making the first map of the known world around 540 B.C. He also invented a type of sun dial. The Chinese were the very first i…
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Different kinds of maps are created for different purposes. To navigate from one place to another, one would prefer a physical (geographic) map, but to locate a country, one would need a political map and a world map is for the world. Further refinements include road maps, topographic maps, nautic…
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Answer A map is a flat, two-dimensional representation of an area. Usually maps present a view from above. Normally the space they represent is a geographic area (cities, towns, countries or neighbourhoods, for example), but maps can in theory represent non-geographical things (a "map" of the…
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physical map shows the features of land. political map shows the divisions of territory. climate map shows the climate of the place. regional map shows and gives information about a particular region. economic map shows the sources of income and products of the places in the map.
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A physical map shows rivers, oceans, mountains, deserts and so on. A political map shows countries, boundaries, cities, counties....A map is a visual representation of an area - symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes.
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A map is printed on paper; a globe is the world map printed on a globe, which is round.
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Geographic coordinates: 27 00 S, 133 00 E
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"Elements of a map" is the term used to describe the various bits of information provided on a map, normally in the margins, which help the user to get the most from the map. Essential elements are the Title (or a caption in books), Scale, Date of Publication. North arrow, Legend (or key), Location …
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Scale helps establish how much space will equal a set distance and is often seen at the bottom of the map. Keys are also commonly seen on maps. This feature includes all symbols and lines as well as their meanings.
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a map of the world is a map that shows every country and every piece of land and its what i have
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A map gives a miniature "picture" of a very large space. A map is a guide to a space you have not encountered before. Maps have distance, mountains, rivers, and shapes of places or destinations. With a map, one does not have to depend on local directions. For a small price, it is a direction finder …
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A map is 2-Dimensional while a globe is 3-Dimensional.
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physical map,political map,economic map,population map,climate map or rainfall,temperature,and weather map,community map,travel map,global map the kinds of maps
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As far as I know this was never done, there were maps of Kryptonopolis, the extinct world of Superman but not Metropolis. The TV show from the fifties used location shots in a variety of places, including Jersey City"s Journal Square- where he vaults over a crowd in the openers- they also used Calif…
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The importance of a map is to show all the landmarks and to give directions
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The key lines are latitude and longitude. These are based on specific points. The equator is the latitude around the center of the earth. Longitude is measured from the Prime Meridian, which goes through the Greenwich Observatory in England. The Tropics and the Arctic/Antarctic Circle are also …
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well, i know that Pakistan, sri lanka, and Bangladesh are now countries, and they weren't before the partition of 1947, if that helps. also, India used to be controlled by Britain, and now its a separate country. that's about it, i think.
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It shows all the landmarks and give direction
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http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/e/ea/310px-Dmap.PNG
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In the field of mathematics, scale is very important because it is used in measurement. It has four types; (1) the nominal or the scale that differentiates the two items, (2) ordinal scale that allows for rank orders, (3) interval scale that is in the degree of difference of items, and (4) the ratio…
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prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) Allah made Islam
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http://www.407eastea.com/downloads/FINAL_SHORTLIST3.pdf Try Google maps. Type in the address where your coming from and then the destination. Or you can try Mapquest. http://www.407eastea.com/map_pop.html This is the most recent map I can find. It's from June 2007. The maps underneath give…
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Very hard to say exactly. But the earliest known maps are of the heavens, not the earth. Dots dating to 16,500 BCE found on the walls of the Lascaux caves map out part of the night sky. The Cuevas de El Castillo in Spain contain a dot map of the Corona Borealis constellation dating from 12,000 BCE
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The word isobar derives from the two ancient Greek words, ισος (isos), meaning 'equal', and βαρος (baros), meaning 'weight'. In meteorology, an isobar is a contour line of equal or constant pressure on a graph, plot, or map. (For further discussion, see under Contour line)In nuclear physics…
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he identity of the creator of the first map is unknown. The first recorded maps were discovered around the ancient city of Babylon. The maps were created on clay tablets around 2300 B.C. Gerardus Mercator of Belgium is credited with publishing the first map used for nautical navigation in 1569.
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Cavemen on cave walls with paint and their fingers.
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the Chinese
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Map making involves the process of observation, organization, planning, drafting and reproduction.
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Many cities border the Mediterranean Sea, including, but not limited to: UK: Gibraltar Spain: Barcelona, Tarragona, Valencia, Murcia, Almeria, Ceuta, Melilla, and Málaga France: Marseille, Nice, Cannes, Ajaccio, and Toulon Italy: Genoa, Naples, and Palermo Malta: Valetta Croatia: Dubrovnic …
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It is a parallel projection. A pictorial drawing of an object is created by projecting on a similar axel.
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define political globe
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Kyrgyzstan (also Kyrgistan, Kirgizia or Kirghizia), officially the Kyrgyz Republic, is an autonomous nation in west-central Asia bordering on southeast Kazakhstan and northwest China. Formerly part of the USSR (still under the Russian sphere of influence).
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a map grid is a grid on a map that have lines of latitude and longitude. to find locations of places on the map
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Artillery Fungus?Do you have mulch in the area? Are conditions damp?
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cartographers
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Six countries border Iraq including Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Jordan, Turkey, and Kuwait. Of these, Iran is the largest country that borders Iraq in population and Saudi Arabia is the largest country in land-area. Iraq is located in the Middle East, and has a population of 36,004,552.
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A map is a flat model of all or part of Earth's surface. It could be political or physical and shows land, water, biomes, ecosystems, and a lot more.A map is a visual representation of an area-a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions and…
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Because the locations of the artifacts in relation to the site, and in relation to each other, will give invaluable insights into the uses and meanings of the artifacts and the site. Invaluable information can be lost forever if the site isn't properly mapped before anything is moved. IDK
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a map of world is that in which all the countries are shown on a flat surface
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A Political map is a map that shows the lines that divide one nation, state, country or city from another.
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Starting a small scale business or industry will take capital, a location, and manpower. You also need to check with your state regulations and file the proper paperwork to open and own a small business.
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Temperatures, fronts, high temps. and low temps., forecast for the week/day, pressure, and precipitationA weather map shows data about recent weather conditions across a large area. Weather maps show precise data for separate locations and it shows how this data relates for making forecasts. Weather…
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It is a projection of a map. Additionally A map projection is used to represent all or part of the round Earth onto a flat surface which always creates some form of distortion. Mapmakers and mathematicians have devised countless ways to project the image of the globe onto paper.
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Answer: Gambling Markers are Personal Checks A person's MARKERS are called just that: MARKERS. However, in legal terms a marker is treated and in many states considered a personal check and state regulations on the passing of bad checks applies. When you take out a "Marker" they write it up on a…
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Historical maps show information about the past. A map of the 13 colonies, a map of the United States as it was in 1953, a map of a state's roadways in 1899, etc. would be historical maps.
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A political map is a map that shows the governmental boundaries of states, counties, and countries. Political maps typically show the locations of important bodies of water and major cities.
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North, South, East, and West
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HISTORICAL MAPS, tells us the past history, people, place, time, and things. by HAIDER SALIM QAZI.
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i think its in the POKE NAV ;)
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A topographic map shows the mountains, valleys, hills and the like; the highs and lows of the terrainWith this map you can see how high mountains and hills are on the map by reading the values written on a map.
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you would need speed to determine the distance of an object thanks for looking at my answer from lekara fletcher bye
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topographic map
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The part of the map that contains information on what the symbols mean is called the key or the legend. Often, modern maps that we look at online don't have this essential part of the map, since these maps are easier to look at and understand than paper maps made earlier.
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Exactly what the words say. A physical map shows the physical features of an area; mountains, lakes, rivers, coastlines, and so on. Often the positions of large towns and roads are also shown as reference points and because these are, after all, physical features albeit artificial ones. Physical map…
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The Map Making site below might help. Check National Geographic and Wikipedia too. Map making is a complex project, but if you find the right resources, you can figure out the basics.
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its a map where u find things like pizza hut and lakeside or bigger places like mc donalds
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Answer Some dog and cat breeds are specially bred to be hypoallergenic so that people with allergies can own pets. Also, dogs are bred to enhance certain behaviors. Horses are also bred for strength and other qualities, depending on what they will be used for (racing, farming, etc.) Dairy cows…
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